Afrofuturism addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora through a figurative science fiction and techno-cultural framework. It has come to be a powerful movement in the art world, we take a look at 6 of the best Afrofuturism artists to keep an eye on.
Author: Layla Leiman
Michaela Younge’s felt tapestries explore the psychology of ‘othering’ in folklore and fairytales. Read our interview with the artist here.
Time, and how we imagine and inhabit it is something that the multi-media artist is deeply fascinated with. Her work explores the liminal space where contesting narratives intersect with one another.
Lauren Brits was the winner of the Endless Daze photographer pass. Here’s her super dreamy 35mm film photo essay from the festival.
This multi-media artists uses everyday found objects to playfully interrogate perceptions of reality.
Kate’s new series of “body portraits” sets out to challenge normative narratives around gender and sexuality, instead offering a spectral range of fluid possibilities.
The first time we featured Ben Johnson on the site was way back in 2011. We catch up with this Cape Town designer to find out more about his recent work.
From Durban with love, light and hot psychedelic grooves.
We need more non-commercial, experimental art spaces. We chat to Claire May van Blerck about her new project that’s doing something about this.
It’s less than 3 weeks till Endless Daze. Here are some of the bands we’re looking forward to seeing at this psych rock music festival on the beach.
From drinks trollies to drop earrings, jumpsuits to ink artworks, these are the pieces that caught our eye over the weekend at the 2016 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair.
Psych rock festival on the beach anyone? We catch up with the Psych Night team ahead of the inaugural Endless Daze music festival.
With vivid colours and expressive brushstrokes, Misheck Masamvu is painting new realities out of the ashes of lived experiences.
Made from torn and folded old decor magazines, Mbali Mdluli’s intricate sculptural objects map out an intimate landscape of memory.
The best way to start your art collection is with editioned fine art prints. Master printers Wim and Jeanne Legrand of Black River Studio invite us into their space and expound on the process of hand-pulled fine art screen prints.