On our Joburg creative calendar this week is First Thursdays, the Goodman Gallery’s 50th birthday, a delightfully risqué online art auction and lots more.
From informal hair salons to women led football teams, photographer Dahlia Maubane has a knack for uncovering Jozi’s lesser known narratives.
Ghanaian artist Zohra Opoku’s introspective multi-media work explores the role of textiles in disparate cultures and spaces in relation to African history.
Influenced by African motifs and religious cosmology, Victor Ehikhamenor’s work is a near hypnotic blend of line work, colour and composition.
In terms of graffiti and street art, Africa boasts the smallest output, but it’s not as insignificant you might think.
In Cape Town we’re attending the Bitterkomix launch, laughing with Rob van Vuuren and playing games at the Make Games South Africa gathering.
After relocating to the United States, Nigerian born visual artist Victor Ekpuk is hosting his debut solo exhibition in his home country.
Zines, beer, science, theatre and design makes for an eclectic bunch of things to do in Cape Town this week.
Highlights from this week’s Jozi creative event guide include a discussion around the need to decriminalise sex work, the inaugural POSSIBLE Content Creators Conference and a salon art sale.
Ahead of her post-break exhibit ‘O.K. Cupid’, Olivié Keck tells us about her residency experiences in Mexico and California.
See our highlights from this year’s winter sculpture fair hosted by Nirox.
Your guide to the creative events and exhibition openings going down this week.
In Cape Town we’re looking at the work of developing photographers, making jewellery and attending a weekend arts symposium.
Our top 10 picks out of the 60 contemporary African artists exhibiting in New York City from 6-8 May.
Combining their signature styles, Si Maclennan and Ross Symons recently teamed up to host an exhibition of prints, shapes and bold colour.