Author: Alexia Roussos

5 women directors to watch

5 women directors to watch

South Africa is known for having some of the best adverts in the world (watch a movie in theatre in London and the adverts will prove this to you), and with amazing ads come amazing directors. The film and advertising world is an industry that, like many others, is trying […]

An ode to boyhood and being in love

An ode to boyhood and being in love

Out the Closet Clothing has collaborated with artists and activists Wes and Boni of the This is What Makes us Girls* zine for their new lookbook, An Ode to Boyhood and Being in love. The lookbook was shot by Lauren Brits, the owner of Out the Closet clothing. Wes penned […]

The Queer and Curious book club
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The Queer and Curious book club

The Queer and Curious Book Club brings together literature lovers with a focus on queer African stories. The event is a safe space to connect with the literature, and with one another.

Dookoom’s album Riffak combines hard truths and a uniting voice

Dookoom’s album Riffak combines hard truths and a uniting voice

  Dookoom is a cape-town based collective that is hard to pin a genre to. Their music could be called rap, afro punk, industrial hip hop, grimy trap-hop or even ‘vile gangsta shit’, but none of that quite encapsulates the band’s sound. Dookoom has become infamous for its political messages […]