On the shelf: Sara Ahmed read by Asandele Sondiyazi

Asandele Sondiyazi reads parts from ‘A Willfulness Archive’, the introduction to Sara Ahmed’s “Willful Subjects” (Duke University Press, 2014).

Music: ‘Consciousness Rabbit’ by pATCHES.

On the shelf is a video series featuring excerpts from The Commune’s wide-ranging collection of books, read by the people who love them. For this title and more, visit thecommune.org.za.

The Commune is a radical, community-centred bookshop in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. We are a not-for-profit organisation focused on the articulation and discussion of progressive, Pan-African literature and ideas, and the development of solidarities.

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Filmed by: Nonzuzo Gxekwa and Nala Xaba
Edited by: Nala Xaba