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.
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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.
Justin Dingwall explores the aesthetics of albinism and vitiligo through photographic essays.
Tomayia Colvin is the woman behind a first ever photography conference for black photographers.
Sizakele Marutlulle will be giving a talk at Leaderex, as part of CreativeMornings, which is a global breakfast lecture series serving local creative communities in over 180 cities. They are free to attend and typically feature an inspiring talk and breakfast. This Johannesburg event will be held on 4 September, from 8:30 […]
Gender fluidity and fashion Julian Oldenburg and Ruan Eloff created an alternative take on the traditional fashion shoot in a recent college assignment. Julian is a student at the Orms’ Cape Town School of Photography (CTSP), which aims to be an “incubator for photographic brilliance and a nurturer of an innovative […]
Following on our earlier feature and an interview on SABC Africa, Karabo Maila was encouraged to create Chapter Two of the photographic series aimed at breaking the stigma on albinism. The foundation of the story is still the same, sparked when one of the photographer’s female friends confided that she […]
His and Hers Jams is proud to present the third annual “Women And Art” event that will take place on the 26th of August at the Eyethu Life Style Centre in Soweto. This year’s theme is the powerful and relevant “The People Against Abuse”. The event aims to showcase the best […]
Bianca Buisman is a freelance documentary photographer, art director and designer with a passion for music and exploring. As young girl she was obsessed with capturing every little thing as she did not trust her memory. She was convinced that if she didn’t save every moment on film, it would […]
Side Hustlers is a new company, launching on the 25th of August. They are positioning themselves as a content hub, providing support for black creatives. Their aims include being a space where content has a dedicated platform and where members can house and publish their work. Also in the pipeline […]
Chené Schoeman, currently studying Communication Design at Rhodes, shared with us where she’s at and where she’s headed… You’re an Honours student and already building up your portfolio. Are you branching out into commercial work? As I am in the final year of my degree, our workload is greater now […]
Ndivhu Mushanganyisi is a filmmaker and photographer based in Johannesburg. The subject matter of her stills images is diverse and ranges from clean, minimalist portraits to smoky and evocative scenes captured at live performances. Glimpses into the city by night and grainy street views are other elements found in her […]
Lagos-based artist and photographer Noma Osula’s images focus on “contradictions, complexities, dark humour, forms, awkward gestures”. He speaks about his admiration for photography and how it is inspired by Nigerian culture and traditions. Did you study photography or art at university? Who or what was the first subject in front […]
Ogilvy Johannesburg, in partnership with Philips and The Nelson Mandela Foundation, conceived a way to turn Mandela’s legacy into a tangible action that anyone can make their own. #ShavetoRemember is an invitation to all people in South Africa and beyond, to find the Mandela within them by getting his iconic […]
“ANY BODY ZINE is a printed and online DIY publication about dance, movement and embodied politics in southern Africa, as well as a dynamic platform to support and nurture independent performers and artists in our community.” South African zines (magazines) and independent publications are creating a space for young writers […]