Guy Tillim: Things Come Together

“It is this binary position that implies the view that African colonization created only victims incapable of looking after themselves, impotent against their oppressors and incompetent without.”

GUY TILLIM: “Departure” (2003)

Essay excerpt from Departure: Enough seen. The vision was encountered under all skies. Enough had. Noises of cities, in the evening, and in the sun- shine, and always. Enough known. The pauses of life – O Sounds and Visions! Departure into new affection and new noise! Arthur Rimbaud – Les Illuminations. My journeys have been […]

An Interview with Guy Tillim (2005)

Ntokozo (right) and his brother Vusi Tshabalala at Ntokozo’s place, Milton Court, Pritchard Street, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004   “This is obviously not a war in the conventional sense, but in the sense of a war between the have’s and have nots, undoubtedly.”   Peter Machen speaks to Guy Tillim about his Johannesburg series, […]