Published on 23rd January 2019

"It is well" : an ode to karabo

  • Title : Karabo Mokoena
    Description: 22 years old, stabbed by her ex-boyfriend 27 times, set on fire and discarded onto a dumpsite.

  • Title: Hannah Cornelius
    Description: 21 years old, Hijacked, beaten with bricks, raped, stabbed several times and strangled to death.

  • Title : Nonhle Charmaine Mbonambi
    Description: 24 years old, stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend, and left 3 children behind.

  • Title: Unknown woman
    Description: Murdered and discarded onto a dumpsite in Mofolo.

  • Title: Jeanette Cindi-Mabitsela
    Description: 34 years old, Five months pregnant, raped, stoned, doused in petrol and set alight by a gang of taxi drivers.

  • Title: Reeva Steenkamp
    Description; 29 years old, shot 3 times by her boyfriend on Valentine's’ Day.

  • Title: Sinoxolo Mafevuka
    Description; 19 years old, found naked, murdered and thrown into a communal toilet.

  • Title: Thembisile Yende
    Description: 30 years old, went missing after exposing illegal dealings in copper at Eskom. Her decomposed body was found in an office. She was drugged, beaten and strangled.

  • Title: Bongeka Phungula
    Description: 28 years old, found murdered and discarded onto a dumpsite in Tladi with gunshot wounds in her head.

"It is well" : an ode to karabo

Portrait, Social Issues, Fine Art

Tagged with:
  • femicide
  • south africa
  • feminism
  • gender-based violence
  • fine art
  • conceptual