Oh Wow! – 80s Animation, Experimental Rap and Zombies in the Karoo.

Hooray, it’s Friday! And we have an awesome new Oh Wow! for you with a brilliantly animated music video, an experimental rap project and a story about a zombie apocalypse in the Karoo.

 

ONE – Surreal, morphing characters in a frame by frame animation by MUTI to accompany the launch of Akira’s self-titled debut EP. It’s a lucid pop album inspired by mid-eighties animation and is available for free download here.

 

 

Muti - Akira (1)

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Muti - Akira (2)

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TWOLimericks For The Amusement Of Civilians is the debut EP/experimental rap project of Death to the Dendrites which “speaks to the nuances of the post-colonial African condition.”

Via Okayafrica.

 

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THREE – Oppikoppi announced the theme for this year’s festival, The Fantastic Mr. VOS VOS, with artwork by Renee Rossouw and a logo designed by Jana + Koos. More info (and check out the fantastic site!) at: www.oppikoppi.co.za

 

Oppikoppi - The Fantasic Mr VosVos (1)

 

FOUR – Paintings from Heidi Fourie‘s solo exhibition, Islands, now showing at Lizamore & Associates.

 

Heidi Fourie - sedatary life, oil on panel, 84 x 60 cm

Heidi Fourie - on the commencement of a breeze, oil on paper, 64 x 77 cm

Heidi Fourie - probably elsewhere, oil on panel, 40 x 40 cm

 

FIVECeramic Factory presents My World, their Fall/Winter collection exploring combinations of ceramics with glass, wood and steel.

 

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My World (1)

 

SIX – Zombie apocalypse meets rapture in Gerhard Uys’ Karoo farm story, Raap, which is available for purchase here. The cover art is by Gerhard Human.

 

Gerhard Uys - Raap

 

SEVEN – Out of nowhere O’ltak dropped The Inner Hue; a set of 23 (!) new glitchy/otherwordly beats.

 

 

EIGHT – In ‘Left Spaces’, androgynous and futuristic fashion is contrasted with the worn textures of ageing buildings. Photography by Irma Bosch, styling by Jessica Rayne, hair & make-up by Kelly Jean Gilbert.

 

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