CounterCulture Episode 01: Pantsula
PANTSULA EMERGED IN 1950S SOUTH AFRICA AS A MEANS OF RESISTANCE AGAINST APARTHEID. TODAY, IT NARRATES BLACK RESILIENCE.
Meet the young athletes who are becoming role models for a new generation of youth in the nation’s townships.
A competitive dance born in 1950s South African townships continues to narrate black resilience today.
How pantsula was documented for the very first time by a South African photographer.
South African pantsula dancer Leballo “Lee” Lenela, 24, pursues her passion in a male-dominated scene.
Listen to the tracks that have shaped Pantsula dance, both past and present.