“It’s happening live, and there aren’t retakes, for them or you. Then you get something special”, says performance photographer Nardus Engelbrecht.
ANY BODY ZINE is a collection of art, photography, and writing centered on the topics of bodies, dance and movement in South Africa. We spoke to the people behind it all.
Jay Pather schools us on the transformative power of Live art.
The ICA Live Art Festival is bringing diverse and provocative performance art to the Mother City. We’ve highlighted just a few of these performances, artworks and installations.
Local actress Phumzile Sitole talks to us about struggles, auditions, mentors met in coffee shops, and her flourishing career in New York.
The drag/theatre/writing queen takes to YouTube to unpick pertinent topics like male privilege and subjectivity.
We chat to the rising comedic star about Brutal Fruits, sweaty jerseys and how it’s not always easy being ‘the funny guy’.
We had a quick WhatApp convo with four distinct, talented and fearless artists, who are presenting work at this year’s Cape Town Fringe Festival.
An email conversation about writing, performance and being a womxn.
Actress, author and activist Buhle Ngaba believes that young South Africa is on the cusp of great changes.
Theatre maker and new-wave comedian Klara van Wyk uses clowning as a medium to make us laugh and think about the serious things in life.
Taking place across a number of iconic and historic locations in Jo’burg, Umlilo’s music video for ‘Umzabalazo’ will be streamed live this weekend.
Beneath the flat Afrikaans accent of her alter ego Pretina, new-wave comedienne Klara van Wyk is bright, charming and seriously funny.
A new play from the blunt and foul-mouthed theatre-maker Louis Viljoen, ‘The Kingmakers’ takes a nefarious look at the fetid nature of politics.
Rebellion and Johannesburg is an exhilarating contemporary dance-theatre piece that taps into the unique spirit of the city and its changing cultural landscape with music by Spoek Mathambo, wardrobe by Anmari Honiball and visuals by Ed Blignaut.