Athandiwe Ntshinga Seed Awards recipient

Ahan profile
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Themes

  • Gender equality
  • Free expression/civil society
  • Sexual/queer expression

Disciplines

  • Music
  • Performance

Country

  • South Africa

Athandiwe Ntshinga, who goes by the stage name Amarafleur, is a South African singer and songwriter. In the past, she has collaborated with several national and international artists such as UNMAP, Flying Peanut, Buli, ECHLN, Maramza, Kujenga and others. Her music centers around mental health and societal issues linked to women. By writing about her own lived experiences, Athandiwe uses herself as an extension to the work people do to navigate fear, triumph, heartbreak, recovery, anxiety, sensuality and more.