This week in Oh Wow! we’re sharing a beautiful art performance, hand painted signage and typography spotted all over Johannesburg and a photoshoot based loosely around the phys ed coaches of your dreams.

 

ONE – ‘Otherhood’, a performance by Celeste Theron and Nokwanda Zakiyyah Shabangu captured by Ilze Mari Wessels.

 

Otherhood - Performance by Celeste Theron and Nokwanda Zakiyyah Shabangu

 

TWO – Lex Trickett started a JHB Type Instagram and tumblr to collect typography and hand painted signage around Joburg. Tag your own images with #jhbtype to submit.

 

JHB Type 2

JHB Type 4

JHB Type 5

JHB Type 6

JHB Type 7

JHB Type 8

 

THREE – Petite Noir released his debut EP ‘The King of Anxiety’ last week. Kent Andreasen shot some studio photographs of Yannick to anounce the news on CR Fashion Book.

 

Petite Noir shot by Kent Andreasen (1)

Petite Noir shot by Kent Andreasen (2)

 

Read our Young South Africa interview with Yannick.

 

FOURBlack Betty‘s ‘Shapeshifter’ range is inspired by the notion of African Geometry, found in everything from the the cities’ overarching skyscrapers, Cape-fold mountains and interesting graphic patterns of the continent’s design language.

 

 

FIVE – Vinyl package design by RODEO for Die Heuwels Fantasties ‘Deuntjies vir die draaitafel’.

 

Die Heuwels Fantasties - Vinyl cover by RODEO (5)

Die Heuwels Fantasties - Vinyl cover by RODEO (3)

Die Heuwels Fantasties - Vinyl cover by RODEO (2)

Die Heuwels Fantasties - Vinyl cover by RODEO (7)

 

SIX – ‘Fran Rio’ and ‘Mortal Illusionz’ by Damascvs.

 

 

 

SEVEN – Two songs off Duncan Park‘s demo album, ‘Songs of the Croyfish’.

 

 

 

EIGHT Sibs Shongwe-La Mer‘s first feature length film, ‘Necktie Youth’, is premiering at the  2015 Berlinale International Film Festival in Germany.

 

Necktie Youth by Sibs Shongwe La Mer

 

Read our Young South Africa interview with Sibs.

 

NINE – ‘Physical Education’, a colab between Tony Gum (art direction & photography), Sipho Mpongo (photography) and Siki Msuseni (styling).

 

Phyiscal Edution - Tony Gum (1)

Phyiscal Edution - Tony Gum (2)

Phyiscal Edution - Tony Gum (4)

Phyiscal Edution - Tony Gum (3)

Phyiscal Edution - Tony Gum (5)

 

 

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