COLDTYPE Issue 105: MidOctober 2015 – is now on line

13 October 2015 — Coldtype

COLDTYPE Issue 105: Mid-October 2015 – is now on line

ColdType issue 105Download and read it – free of charge at

64 PAGES of great writing and photography. 

We’e got two outstanding photo essays for you this month. The first features Syd Shelton’s images from the days of Rock Against Racism, the music industry’s fight against fascism; while the second is a wonderful set of photos by Ian Betley, showing inventive protests at this month’s British Tory Party conference. In addition, we’ve got a great selection of features on subjects as diverse as the Pope, the Black Panthers, suffragettes, Henry Kissinger, right wing media, Russia’s attack on ISIS, a mother’s fear of the future, cop killings, an excerpt from Mike Palecek’s new novel, and a poem from Philip Kraske.

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Video: Ayanda Mabulu: The Pornography of Power

13 October 2015 — Youtube

Artist Ayanda Mabulu talks about the controversy surrounding his painting after it was removed and then reinstated at the Jo’burg Art Fair.

It is an arresting artwork. The artist, Ayanda Mabulu, is sick and tired. In fact at this juncture, he describes his work as having transcended the artistic sphere and entered the realm of the spiritual. In addition to being sick and tired, Mabulu is agitated and angry. He is not concerned with niceties anymore.

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