From Faith 47’s stampeding zebras to a shadow boxing Nelson Mandela, photographer Kgomotso Neto and writer Vuyiswa Xekatwane take us on a city tour of Joburg’s public art.
Author: Vuyiswa Xekatwane
A writer and jazz-lover revisits a few of her earliest memories of the genre and takes a look at jazz as not only a style of music, but as a form of heritage.
Very few places are able to provide the pleasure of R17 beer quarts, hood nostalgia and good quality conversation quite like De Peak.
Ruth Prowse graduate Shae Frank uses photography to express her fascination with the complex relationship between humans and nature.
Kobie Niewoudt’s Honours illustration project attempts to challenge the delinquent connotation that is often associated with Tsotsitaal.
Armed with a portable digital printer and good intentions, the Umuzi Academy photographers went onto the streets of Jeppestown to show appreciation to the men and women who are often the subjects of their creative projects.
Siwa Mgoboza’s vibrant work explores the history of his clanfolk, amaHlubi, and envisions an African future that challenges societal norms.
Dressed in black and adorned with bright accessories, hundreds of women came out to picnic, laugh, dance, entertain, educate and just be.
Jeppestown’s impressive collection of street art is testament to an ever-evolving community that is creative, traditional and contemporary.
The Kaapse Klopse festival or “Tweede Nuwe Jaar” brings colour, culture and music to the streets of Cape Town.
We The Brave encourages a culture of conversation and de-stigmatisation around sexual behaviour and orientation.
Vega graduate Kyle Van Zyl’s work revolves around themes of social and environmental issues, consciousness and perception.
WAKE’s ‘Vagevuur’ collection brings together the orthodoxy of iconic houndstooth with striking contemporary designs that reimagine African aesthetics.
This week’s list of exhibitions and events around the city offer the perfect mix of world history, inspiration and humour.
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