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Riason Naidoo

Riason Naidoo is an independent curator, writer, researcher and artist. He was director of the South African National Gallery (2009-2015) and director of the South Africa-Mali Project: Timbuktu Manuscripts (2003-2009).


The lesson of the turtle and the dove

The South African musician known as Madosini passed away in 2022. She was one of the last of a generation who learnt to play traditional Xhosa instruments, in so doing sharing the spirituality, dignity, and joy of Xhosa culture through her inimitable song.