In the first of a series of Young South Africa playlists, Bob Perfect is filling our ears with some of the exciting (and surprisngly un-sunny) new sounds spilling out of Durban.
Series: Young South Africa
We kick off this year’s Young South Africa series by introducing to you the eloquent and talented Nomsa Mazwai, known musically as Nomisupasta.
Johannesburg’s own enfant terrible of fashion, Tzvi Karp, tells us why fashion isn’t art, and that his next collection is going to be his “craziest one yet”.
Next up in our Young South Africa series is Zama Phakathi, owner and curator at StopSign Art Gallery.
With photography as her medium of choice, Jody Brand offers a raw and unflinching look into South Africa’s youth culture.
The Connect/ZA programme of creative events, projects, initiatives and exchanges between South African and UK young creatives that is currently in full swing and having a considerable impact on the local creative scene.
Through his bronze and resin sculptures, Jonathan van der Walt examines the current blurred relationship between kitsch and fine art.
Trevor Stuurman’s impeccable taste and camera skills have made him a household name in SA’s fashion and photography industries.
Growing up on Mxit and Tumblr, Bogosi represents a new generation of young artists who’re defining their parameters based on their lived, or constructed, realities.
In South Africa the RVCA Artist Network Program hosts regular exhibitions and makes projects possible for artists be they large scale murals, self-published ‘zines or product collaborations, all somewhat informed by or catering to young creative South Africa.
As South Africa reaches 20 years of democracy, three young photographers will document their findings on a cross-country trip called the ‘Twenty Journey’.
Caroline Mackintosh’s photographs have a personality of their own – young, carefree and adventurous. Not unlike the photographer herself.
Next up in our annual Young South Africa series, we speak to local musician Yannick Ilunga, aka Petite Noir, who has already collaborated with big names in the industry, headlined at international music festivals and established his own genre of music, all before turning 23.
It’s National Youth Month and time for our annual Young South Africa Series. This year Velocity Afrika joined us to make our first ever Young SA video too!
Francois Knoetze is a young artist whose work aims to engage with the South Africa of right here and now, in an intelligent and sensitive way.