Afrofuturism addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora through a figurative science fiction and techno-cultural framework. It has come to be a powerful movement in the art world, we take a look at 6 of the best Afrofuturism artists to keep an eye on.
A short list of some of the South African women whose work goes back to the days before hip-hop became a sponsor-drawing money-spinner.
Tomayia Colvin is the woman behind a first ever photography conference for black photographers.
Engineer by day, illustrator by night, Andile Mdlalose has a natural talent for sketching and illustrations.
New animated video for David Guetta’s “Don’t Leave Me Alone” is racking up millions of views on YouTube.
The first independent DIY book fair in Africa was hosted at The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) in collaboration with artist Jared Aufrichtig. The event formed part of the ending of the AVA’s winter production: Com!cs. With free admission, live music and a laid-back atmosphere it encouraged Capetonians to […]
Alexis Christodoulou is a Cape Town-based 3D artist who creates one of a kind rendered art. His work focuses on imaginary architecture. We looked at some of the artist’s best pieces on Instagram and collated a list of five best pieces. The list is in no particular order and is […]
The Endless Daze Festival has announced the line-up of artists that will be rocking the stage at this year’s festival, happening from 2 – 4 November 2018 at the Silwerstroom Resort. Artists like the Zambian rock and roll band, We Intend To Cause Hovac (WITCH), The Brother Moves On, Runaway […]
Academie is back with a new single. The duo, Jean Louise and Alex Parker, first came onto the scene in 2016 when they released their ground-breaking EP, Volumes. Their new single, Battles, is the first of many songs to be released in 2018. This will form part of an EP […]
Gift Banda’s photography is beautifully textured with rich colours and cohesive compositions. He is inspired by music, spirituality and the process of creating something.
The Asics K.O fashion piece was recently shot in downtown Joburg, telling the story about K.O and welcoming him into the Asics team that was behind the shoot. The shoot was done at an abandoned building in the city. It is a rad fashion / performance piece made up of […]
We take a look at Adeolu Osibodu’s top Instagram posts. The Nigerian photographer and photo artist has a distinctly African style that seems to reflect his experiences. Our list is not a definitive claim of the 5 best images from Osibodu but rather five of the best images that reveal […]
Josef Adamu is a prolific creative director, producer and model based in Toronto, Canada. In 2017 he founded a brand by the name of Sunday School (@ssunday.co). The brand focuses on developing and executing creative campaigns and social media management for emerging brands. Adamu tells stories of his experiences as […]
SA fashion has undergone a bunch of changes over the last few years — is this an opportunity or a limitation? We speak to 3 industry professionals on the fashion world today and what makes it special.
Float Apparel is a lifestyle brand inspired by travel, photography, music, culture and creativity. The friends and co-founders, Matteo Viotti and Keegan Foreman, started the project in 2016. They say the mission of Float is “to merge style and functionality into a lifestyle that transcends the norm”. Their latest clothing collection […]