Your weekly dose of creative cool: a witchy Instagram account, a zine about self-care, and new local music

In this week’s dose of creative cool you’ll find a witchy Instagram account to add a bit of magic to your feeds, a riotous mix of local electronic music by Fela Gucci to kickstart your weekend, a recipe for self-love captured in print, and so much more. 


Bulgar Witchez will turn your feed into a digital seance

Michaelis graduates Keren Setton and Sitaara Stodel have formed a collective called Bulgar Witchez. Born out of a mutual interest in witchcraft, the pair publish content about magic, performance, healing and playful experimentation on their spellbinding Instagram account. 


A new electronic music mix by Fela Gucci 

Mega magical, multi-disciplinary artist Fela Gucci recently put together an infectious mix of home-brewed music. Take a listen to a treasure trove of tracks by DJ Cee, Mujava, Bojo Mujo, DJ Call Me, Halata na titlakuseni magaza, Nozinja, DJ Leostic, DJ Target, DJ Epic and Illumination Boyz on Fela’s Soundcloud.

Palm Tree Paradise release a visual for their track ‘AbaRight’.

Highly conceptual hip hop collective Palm Tree Paradise from Durban have dropped a smooth video to accompany their energetic single Aba Right.


Medicine Body, Retro Dizzy and The Deathrettes live in Johannesburg 

Dream noise duo Medicine Boy will be playing a show at the Good Luck Bar in Johannesburg alongside fellow Cape Town based acts Retro Dizzy and The Deathrettes this Friday, the 17th of March. Check out the event here.

A four day celebration of music takes over Lothair 

Mieliepop is an annual outdoor rock, reggae and blues music festival happening this weekend from Friday the 17th to Monday the 20th, in a scenic outdoor site in Lothair, Mpumalanga. 

A little book to help you stay strong in a world that often makes you feel weak

Be sure to attend the launch of the second issue of the Recipes for Self-Love zine, featuring contributions from a host of talented creatives. The event will be happening at Famke Jewelry design studio on Buitenkant Street in Cape Town city central on the 21st of March.

Zine Time: A zine making evening at Assemblage

Pattern Nation X Alphabet Zoo are hosting a zine making night based on the theme of Patterns and Colours. Join them for a fun time of cutting, pasting and doodling this evening at Assemblage. See more about the event here.


Bend to Her Will – a solo exhibition of new works by Sanell Aggenbach.

Sanell Aggenbach is presenting a diverse body of work at WHATIFTHEWORLD Gallery in Woodstock, Cape Town. The exhibition revolves around the artist’s agitated relationship with her Afrikaans cultural heritage. See more about the event here.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Masters Graduate Exhibition 

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Masters Graduate Show will be running until the 24th of March at the NMMU Bird Street Art Gallery in central Port Elizabeth. The group exhibition will be showcasing work by printmaking student Rene Alexis Pirie, ceramics student Mellaney Ruiters and sculpture student Jonathan van der Walt

More Creative Cool this way.


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