Goldendean is a genderqueer trans media artist provoking dialogue about the gaze, queer bodies, love and social justice. On Friday 15 March 2019, from 7pm – 11pm Goldendean, GALA and Iwalewabooks will host the book launch of Plan B, A Gathering of Stranger (or) This is not working and a pop-up exhibition. […]
Author: Aryn Guiney
South Africa’s preeminent design, architecture and interiors magazine, VISI, is celebrating 100 issues.
Facebook groups for Creatives can be a great tool for engaging and connecting with other people in your industry. You get to be a member in a private community of people involved in the same field. Being part of the group you’re free to ask for feedback, share advice, and connect […]
Vadoek (n.) Fa-duk. The Afrikaans word for a multipurpose cloth for kitchen usage. Mungo’s new 100% cotton Vadoek is a vibrant checkered kitchen cloth that certainly checks all the boxes – colour, texture, absorbency and ultimate utility all in one. This contemporary take on the traditional plaid tea towel will […]
Mazwana’s paintings are reminiscent of the works of historical Austrian symbolist painters Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele – her two great influences.
Musondo Kabwe customized the denim jackets of 50 different people to create common ground beyond social constructs and bias.
Siemens FABRIC is a showcase of how the underlying data of an African city can play a role in transformation into the smart cities of the future. Demonstrated by using data to design unique fabrics for each city, then designing garments from those fabrics. SIEMENS believes that each city has […]
”There is an obvious and undeniable imbalance in the art world at large, and we’re seeing more and more of a critique of this in popular media.”
What is a Distinguished Talent Scholarship? Friends of Design’s Distinguished Talent Scholarships are private bursaries that cover 100% of tuition fees for the chosen candidates. They are awarded by the academy, based entirely on merit, to applicants whose talent and creative potential are just too good for lecturers and selection […]
Mesh Club has partnered with the contemporary artists and printmakers of David Krut Projects to launch The Print Club.
AVA are a boutique digital agency who strive to connect brands to their fans through film, animation, motion graphics & designs. Here are a few favourite recent projects and behind-the-scenes perspectives on their work and values.
DEAD TOWN focuses solely on South African analogue film photography and aims to showcase the medium’s continued healthy presence.
Jesse Navarre Vos has made a selection of his photographs and has added some background to each image, giving us new insights into his craft and perspectives.
Luke Mateman is a graphic designer and illustrator who selected a few of his favourite works and gave us some background into their meaning and significance.
Feral Child, an animation and illustration studio based in Durban, hand-picks pieces to showcase their skills and portfolio of work and talks us through each of them for a behind-the-scenes view on their origins.