Monday, September 27th, 2010
Allison Swank Just as Nelson Mandela went underground as the Black Pimpernel in 1961 to evade the white apartheid government, in this TV ad for a popular South African fast food chain, this white Afrikaner family goes underground in 1994 to escape Mandela’s black government–what?
Friday, June 4th, 2010
The South African fast food chicken chain Nando’s (which has of late also become very popular in Britain) has always been known for their good adverts. They usually manage to combine a quick-off-the-mark, topical sense of the...
Thursday, May 13th, 2010
It is still okay to create the most objectionable stereotypes about certain Africans and for it to be considered fine. An Indian soft drink company, Parle Agro, is marketing a new soft drink, called LMN, with a...
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010
Monday, September 14th, 2009
* The photography of Bronwyn Lace (via Feizel Mamdoo). * The short film project, 15 Malaysia. You can watch all the films online.