Lebo Mashalane’s break out creative project is a celebration of the strength and sexuality of black women. Using BDSM elements and aesthetics, I Love It When You Call Me Names is a beautiful and powerful project.
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Kevin Mthethwa is a photographer and graphic-design student based in Durban, KZN. His work is colourful and striking, but still has a dreamy and ethereal feel. Check out his five fave pics.
Ruby Okoro’s photography is highly saturated and beautifully composed, and his unique and skilful edits take his photos to the next level.
Brothers Tash and Shakeel make up Cape Town-based media duo Half & Halve. The pair talks about their fave 5 images and what they like about them.
Kgomotso Neto and Rendani Nemakhavhani are a creative duo to be reckoned with. Take a look at their ongoing collaborative project The Honey.
William Armstrong teams up with Kormac and Three Mobile for their #MadebyMusic campaign, which aims to bring Irish artists to the world through collaboration. Check out the New Day music video.
Bhumehl’s A/W 18 offering looks at the after effects of a toxic relationship, exploring the emotional journey through a creative lens.
The Artivist is a mixed-space venue that focuses on community, collaboration and a Pan-Africanist spirit, as well as music, art, and food.
KRAS is a brand new music collective that believes in the powers of collaboration and creative visuals. Check out their first offering, Coloured Lights, as an audio-visual introduction to the musicians.
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.
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.
Rural Love Classics is a clothing brand which pays homage to South African heritage while refusing to compromise on quality.
Father is a photo series which looks at the way in which black fathers are portrayed, exploring the relationship between a father and children.
Zana Masombuka teams up with John Baloyi on this photo series which looks at the politics of youth identity in South Africa.
The Lake of Stars festival returns to Malawi for its 15th anniversary with headliners Major Lazer, Sauti Sol and a host of accompanying acts.