Sandile ‘Ashar’ Mhlongo’s paintings articulate his life story – one of personal struggle, strong family ties, and friendships. His mission as an artist is to express the lives of his community, where crime, poverty, and hopelessness are a reality in a context of very little money and the fear of […]
Thabisa Mjo of Mash T Design studio has been blazing big guns since she won Nando’s Hot Young Designer Talent Search for her Tutu 2.0 light in 2015. Honours for this design include prestigious awards from 100% Design SA and Design Foundation, and invitations to exhibit at international design fairs […]
Worn and found shoes serve as metaphor for the human soul as this artist from Delft grapples with life.
His refusal to ignore the everyday issues of poverty, discrimination, injustice and political uncertainty that surround him, coupled with his frustration with society fuel this Mfuleni artist’s process of creating mixed-media work on metal sheets.
The latest body of work by artist Boyce Magandela celebrates the warmth, strength, power, and beauty of women.
The thoughtfully incisive journey of artist Emalie Bingham continues in her most recent body of work that explores the deconstruction and reconstruction of her continually evolving paradigms, experience and patterns of thought.
The tension between skill and immediacy brings a poetic sense of adventure to two exhibitions that recently featured work by this prolific Cape Town artist.
The Jozi crowds turned up decked out in their hottest threads and shimmied to amazing live local music backed up by art, design, and fashion at Constitution Hill last weekend. We were there at 2017’s hottest celebration of creative freedom. Bashu Uhuru Freedom Fest sponsored by Nando’s It began on […]
Rapper Gigi LaMayne discusses the challenges of being a woman in hip hop ahead of her performance at this weekend’s Basha Uhuru Freedom Festival.
We chat to 10 African Design Indaba speakers about the current state of creativity on the continent and why they’re excited to be part of it.