We’ve all been waiting with baited breath for the release of the official video for Koleka Putuma’s ‘Water’…and finally it’s out!
DAY 3: “Our respect for water is what you have termed fear. The audacity to trade and murder us over water. Then mock us for being scared of it. The audacity to arrive by water and invade us.” – Koleka Putuma
Koleka Putuma’s ‘Water’ has been shortlisted for a 2015 Word N Sound Perfect Poem Award, vote now to ensure your voice is heard.
I am writing to you concerning your request to publish my TEDx talk with the exclusion of my last poem “WATER”. The talk, which was filmed at the TEDxStellenbosch “Think. Experience. Discover Africa” event on 05 September 2015, consisted of three of my poems which were all selected to begin a dialogue around the event’s theme, and draw attention to a movement such as #LUISTER which was and should have been at the centre of the town’s focus and conversation (including the TEDx event).