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Stanimir Stoykov

Stabane (03:27)

Artist Statement

A young zulu man is experiencing anxiety and uncertainty about his own identity. There appears to be a clash between his traditional zulu family values and his own, personal life style choices and interests.

Short film by Stanimir Stoykov and Maziya Sibeko.

Music: Muzi Mnisi

​Artist Biography

Stanimir Stoykov is a queer film and theatre-maker based in South Africa. Over the last twenty years, he has collaborated with some of the country's most exciting mainstream and underground performers. In the words of journalist Matthew Krouse, Stanimir focuses on "gay hyper-representation" and chronicles "human triumphs and failings".

You can find more of his work through his Youtube Channel.

Alternatively, you can view his work in SEAS' 2020 exhibition, 'Intersections'.


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