“No Word for ‘Depression'”: Justice in Mental Health in South Africa

Written by Aimee Fouche //  The topic of mental health in South Africa (SA) is complex. It is riddled with a lack of both qualified professionals and funding from the state and employment opportunities. Not to have sufficient mental health care services in a violent country like South Africa is obviously a gross injustice. This … Continue reading “No Word for ‘Depression'”: Justice in Mental Health in South Africa

Seeing People: The Cry of Justice Screams “Worthy”

Written by Camilla Friend //  Under the beautiful mask of majestic mountains and quaint buildings lies the fragile and broken heart of the town of Stellenbosch. With one of the highest Gini coefficients (a statistical measurement of inequality) in South Africa, where the richest of the rich and the poorest of the poor live in close … Continue reading Seeing People: The Cry of Justice Screams “Worthy”

On the Intersection of Art and Justice

Written by Rachel Hammitt // “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” Cesar Cruz The visual arts are a funny thing. They confuse. They move. They astound. They bewilder. They are both beautiful and unsettling, arresting and startling. They cause you to wonder and to question. Art takes a variety of forms and many people … Continue reading On the Intersection of Art and Justice