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Collective Amnesia

Koleka Putuma poetry & book launch

20 April 2017

Emerging poet Koleka Putuma launched her first book ‘Collective Amnesia’ in Western Cape during April 2017. In collaboration with InZync collective she hosted her Stellenbosch launch event at GUS on the evening of 20th April 2017.

The launch included a conversation between Putuma and Dr. Uhuru Phalafala from Stellenbosch University English Department; live music, pop-up photography exhibition and video screening.

About the book:

Collective Amnesia is a work of immense power, from a voice that is sure only to grow louder”

 

- Maneo Mohale, ‘Mail & Guardian’
https://mg.co.za/article/2017-04-04-koleka-putumas-poems-of-celebration-grief-and-rage/