Hlongwane Russel Mentorship Awards recipient

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  • Building Beyond


  • Artistic Research
  • Design
  • Film
  • Performance


  • South Africa
Russel Hlongwane is a cultural producer and creative industries consultant based in Durban, South Africa. His work is located at the intersection of Heritage/ Modernity and Culture/ Tradition as it applies to various disciplines of artistic practice. His practice includes cultural research, creative producing, design, curatorship and the creative economy. Hlongwane is part of a number of collectives, working groups and programmes spread across the SADC region, the continent and internationally. He operates as a curator, writer, producer, researcher, theorist and consultant. In the discipline of film, he served in the Durban International Film Festival selection committee and has been curator of the Durban Film Mart industry programme (2018; 2019).
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