Haroon’s multidiciplinary work is centred on dialogue and exchange and he fosters this through a unique practice of sculptural installation, public art and site-specific interventions.
Series: Young South Africa
Working under the pseudonym of Lady Skollie, Laura Windvogel’s confrontational art revolves around the themes of gender roles and relationships.
FAKA is a cultural movement and online platform that promotes young black queer voices in current South Africa’s sociopolitical sphere.
Photographer Matt Kay uses his own memories as a departure point for projects by creating narratives around these in what he calls an introspective investigation.
We chat to Maitele Wawe of the Fashion Rebels about street style and trends, and learn about how young creatives are using fashion to shape new identities.
What does Young South Africa look like? Instead of trying to define it, we’re taking a celebratory approach with a colourful, curated trip across the country through the bright eyes of young SA.
Remembered Futures is a short documentary that asks us to consider the way we as South Africans understand our own history and how this affects our future.
Artist Mitchell Gilbert Messina’s work reflects the world around him in a playful way. Using his sharp sense of humour and keen eye for irony, he has honed the craft of using minimal effort to create art that’s as fun as it is clever.
It’s Cape Town’s turn for a slot in our Young South Africa #NowPlaying series and for this edition Texx and the City editor Tecla Ciolfi compiled a dynamic playlist of indie goodness.
Lazi Mathebula, Pola Maneli, Rendani Nemakhavani, Andiswa Mkosi, Thandiwe Tshabalala and Dillion Phiri share their thoughts on being young and creative in South Africa today, and the importance of telling – and owning – your own story.
In his Young x Joburg playlist, The Fuss editor Thozi Sejanamane hopes to uncover a varied mix of the city’s pockets of creativity and get sounds out of the bedroom-come-studio or garage-come-rehearsal spaces and into your ears.
We speak to Cape Town photographer Katja Marr about the novelty of shooting analogue images in a digital age, the position of the youth in our country and why finding like-minded people is essential in the creative industry.
Founded by Andrew and Thulasizwe Simelane, Blacknation publishes youth focused content in the form of a bi-monthly e-mag and daily Youtube shows.
Just short of a year ago Phendu Kuta founded Unlabelled, an online South African youth culture magazine for which she now acts as creative director, editor and stylist.
In our next Young South Africa interview we speak to Catherine Saint Jude Pretorius (aka Dope Saint Jude) about using performance to address social taboos and her innate drive to inspire a future generation of change-makers.