Kgomotso Ramushu

Kgomotso Ramushu is a writer, researcher with vested interests in the humanities and social sciences. Kgomotso is interested in the arts as an instrument for knowledge production, preservation, and critique. To this end, she has produced Chilahaebolae (theatre production), The Lentswe Playwrights Arts Education Programme, an exhibition and conversation series with Lefifi Tladi titled Zuhoyihoyi among others. An advocate for transdisciplinary approaches, she has served as a consultant for organisations including the Puku Children’s Literature Foundation, Ilifa Lethu, Abethu Heritage Initiative, the Literacy Association of South Africa and the Art and Ubuntu Trust. Kgomotso’s interest in the production of knowledge was shaped by a decade in education policy and grants administration Kgomotso was recently awarded the Africa No Filter Storyteller fund grant to advance her project, Ndoli Jowei, conserving and disseminating knowledge on two centuries of African women’s visual arts at home and in the diaspora. In 2022, she received, a Wikimedia Grant to write the biographies of African women visual artists on the open access encyclopaedia.  

  • Dipono tsa Lefifi. 2023. (upcoming book chapter in collection edited by Bridget Thompson titled Ditaola di a itlhatloba)
  • Corona Times. 2020. Feminising the pandemic
  • White Paper for Post School Education and Training, Department of Higher Education and Training, 2013.
  • Black Girls are from the Future: Blogging as a Gateway to Information Communication Technology and Enterprise Development (book chapter, 2013)