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Clothesline Project

February 9, 2016

The Clothesline Project centrally involves women and children who write or paint onto T-shirts testimony of their direct experiences of violence and abuse. This national project employs the metaphor of “hanging out society’s dirty laundry”, and the public disclosure of abuse is often therapeutic for those who choose to do so. This collaboration between the

Digital Diaries Project

February 9, 2016

The Saartjie Baartman Centre undertook a pilot digital diaries project during the period August – December 2010 with seed funding provided by Take Back the Tech Small Grants. Internationally known film maker Shelley Barry was contracted as facilitator and Irma Maharaj coordinated the project. The process entailed weekly training and recording workshops for the duration