What is it to be a man? Through their role in the film Inxeba and the music videos from their albums, South African singer-songwriter, author and actor Nakhane presents themself as fiercely gender nonconforming. With a focus on queer identity and the complexities of manhood, Nakhane’s work challenges conventional notions of masculinity.
In today’s episode of Pasha, Associate Professor Gibson Ncube from the University of Zimababwe talks to Nakhane about their views on masculinity, the controversial film and their latest music.
“Nakhane performing live at Omeara in London 2018” by Arne Müseler arne-mueseler.com found on Wikimedia Commons licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
Inxeba trailer from Urucu media.
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