Photo Essay: The telling of the hand

Hands. They tell a story. A story about one's adventures, choices and about their life. The lines and creases spread across the palm like the continuous path of life, the scars and wounds are telling of the obstacles that we've had to overcome. The gestures. Clenched fists, or loose hands are telling of the feelings. … Continue reading Photo Essay: The telling of the hand


#FeesMustFall 2016

#FeesMustFall protests at Wits University and student sentiments on the movement.  Wits University students protest against fee hikes started on 19 September 2016. A week and a half long shut down  took place. The university reopened, and heavy security was deployed to ensure academic activities continue, however students continued with their demonstrations. Violent clashes between … Continue reading #FeesMustFall 2016

Umswenko:The Spring Hair Edition

Wits students show how to make a colourful fashion statement this Spring. Spring is the season for colour, playfulnesss and fun, and these Wits students show exactly how to make a bold statement to match Spring's ambiance. Photos and album by Aarti Bhana


Photo Essay: Hope

Handing out Hope The small roads within the big city are places where the most profound stories are told. The same road that leads the businessman to his daily job is the same road that ‘shelters’ the homeless. We see men fall at the mercy of their struggle every day, praying for reasons to restore … Continue reading Photo Essay: Hope


Umswenko: Androgynous Fashion

.Androgynous fashion tends towards breaking the conventions of male and female fashion. It goes beyond gender binaries, and is gaining popularity because of its accessibility. Photos and album by: Aarti Bhana