Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi’s ‘Heroes’ series is about complicating the idea of who and what a hero is. Read our interview with the artist here.
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Wayne Barker’s beaded ‘paintings’ dazzled at the recent Art Paris Art Fair, inspiring us to look through recent and past works. Check them out here.
We speak to Cape Town-based artist Cinga Samson about the young man in ‘Diced Pineapples’ and what it’s like to be working on a new solo in Umtata.
We speak with Cupido about his first large-scale installation for Nando’s Orpington and his latest solo exhibition.
Since his days as a detained political activist, Xolile Mtakatya has grown and grown as an artist. We speak to him about his process and career so far.
We caught up with Nkoali Nawa, miner turned artist, to speak about his artistic process, his journey so far and his work with the Nando’s Art Initiative.
Karen Cronje made the huge leap to becoming a full-time artist just three years ago. We catch up with her ahead of her solo exhibition, Surface Tension.
Artist Swain Hoogervorst stumbled into a tropical jungle in Central America in 2012 and attributes the roots of his botanical abstracts to this experience. Read our interview with the artist.
In ‘Drilling for Water’, Tamlin speaks out about water scarcity issues in a series of beautifully abstract Half Squares. Read our interview with the artist.
Playing around with colour and texture, the artist’s focus is mainly on portraiture and still lifes, which blends in a degree of abstract.
Ahead of her exhibition ‘No More Worlds to Conquer’ we take a look at Liza Grobler’s immersive sculptural work ‘Barbed Wire Paradise’.
Lizette Chirrime’s fabric collages are inspired by her relationship with water and the feminine. We spoke with her about Mozambique, art and healing, and her new works.
With a keen eye for the city and all of its debris, Pat Mautloa uses unique materials in his work. We spoke to the artist about mediums, mask making and more.
We speak to the abstract painter about painting large, living and painting by chance, and her experience of the recent 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.
We spoke to the cross-disciplinary artist about tech and fashion as a form of resistance and his participation at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.