A disco party, Original Swimming Party’s new EP and MOMO’s sculpture exhibition are on our creative cool radar this week.
A zeitgeist of the early naughties obsessed with the banality of the internet. A symbol of collective youth anxiety. Just how does vaporwave fit into the SA context? Tiger Maremela writes.
Jake Singer’s current exhibition imagines what the world will be like after the fourth industrial revolution. Catch a glimpse of the works here.
Cape Town based illustrator and designer, Tammy Joubert, lets us into her creative world through words and playful graphics.
Rebecca Freemantle’s gallery of snapshots reveal the poetry of every day life. See our interview with the up-and-coming artist here.
AHEM! is South Africa’s first gallery dedicated to illustration, concept art and animation. Read our quick interview with its founders.
Lhola Amira took a trip to Ghana recently to see what 60 years of decolonisation looks like. We caught up with the artist to discuss her trip, and the resultant body of work.
Valeria Geselev interviews Nokulunga Zondo, a nurse who wrote a poem that inspired a traveling group exhibition. What started with her frustration with the South African peculiar custom of white curtains, reveals the power of art as social commentary.
Bulgar Witchez add magic to our feeds, Fela Gucci shares a riotous collection of experimental electronic music and Milliepop Festival takes over Lothair in this week’s Creative Cool.
By condensing the publishing process to a mere 12 hours, Book Dash is providing a wealth of new storybooks for children. We caught up with them at their most recent event in Jozi.
“It’s happening live, and there aren’t retakes, for them or you. Then you get something special”, says performance photographer Nardus Engelbrecht.
Functional basics brand Good Good Good’s new line of illustrated tees are the perfect addition to your capsule wardrobe. View the playful look book here.
Marnus Strydom documents the desolate beauty of his rural hometown, Aliwal North, through ‘the haunted mundane.’
We chat to Siyanda Mbele, the talented designer behind Pinda Furniture Design, about his creative journey and interdisciplinary working processes.
Phumlani Pikoli broke into the literary scene with his anthology, The Fatuous State of Severity, late last year. See our interview with the author about self-publishing, writing through troubled times, and multi-media narratives here.