Nick Mulgrew isn’t just a man of many words, he’s also actively changing the local literary landscape.
Series: Young South Africa
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.
Jake Singer evokes the politics of materials to interrogate the present by reflecting on knowledge structures of the past and imagining the future.
Through his entrepreneurial journey, Mpumeleo has turned his love for street culture into his profession, and has the swag tees to prove it.
Terence Maluleke wants his illustrations to celebrate the differences and beautiful imperfections that make each person unique.
For performance artist and practicing iSangoma Buhlebezwe Siwani, the body is both a medium and site of powerful action.
Through his metaphorical style of photography, Tsoku Maela is sparking the vital conversations that precede meaningful change.
Jabu Nadia Newman and her fictional girl gang The Foxy Five are all about smashing South Africa’s labyrinth of structural oppression.
Rich Mnisi lets us into his dream world to chat about his journey in fashion and why we need more local support for the arts.
Live-mix DJ and femme power style icon DJ Doowap takes us to her crib to talk bass bests and being young in South Africa today.
With a keen eye for creative culture across the continent and an unrivaled penchant for words, Tseliso Monaheng is a writer you should be reading.
Kgomotso Tleane is one of Jo’burg’s most vital storytellers, championing new narratives and re-framing the way we view the informal economy.
Making a name for yourself as an artist in SA isn’t easy. Through creating safe, intimate spaces, Jam That Session are helping artists find their feet.
Bringing her writing into the realms of academia, activism, and poetry, Nova hopes to write a more inclusive story for this generation’s history books.
Young South African musicians are pushing a new sound with a strong sense of place, and a disregard for genre. We asked about the current state of the industry they’re breaking into and where they see themselves fit in.