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Ismail Mahomed

Ismail Mahomed is the director for the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He was the former artistic director of the National Arts Festival and CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. During his tenure at the Market Theatre Foundation, he invoked the Protected Disclosures Act to expose irregular and illegal funding payments that the Council of the Market Theatre wanted to make to itself. With more than 35 years in the cultural sector, he has won several awards nationally and internationally. He writes in his personal capacity.