Author: Aryn Guiney

BTP SPACEBOI x nalu – Find Myself

BTP SPACEBOI x nalu – Find Myself

BTP SPACEBOI and nalu have just released a new track titled ‘Find Myself’. “This is an artistic articulation of the search for truth within the fragmented consciousness of the body in which I, my Self, reside.” Written and performed by: Spaceboi & nalu Produced by: (Obscure) Mixed & Mastered by: […]

Unscrambling Africa – changing views of African cities

Unscrambling Africa – changing views of African cities

Unscrambling Africa is a project dreamed up by a group of friends to document African urbanity. Kenyan-born Josh Kisamwa and Mutua Matheka, along with Joe Were and Lulu Kitolo, raised funds through a Kickstarter campaign (watch the video here) to launch an epic road trip to a number of African cities. […]

Nyamakop studio launches new video game, Semblance

Nyamakop studio launches new video game, Semblance

A small video game design studio based in Johannesburg, Nyamakop, are the creators of Semblance, an adorable little puzzle game set in a world made of play dough. Newly-released Semblance is also the first  African-developed game to ever be on a Nintendo console. The studio’s permanent members are Ben Myres and Cukia […]

Nguni Villas Mic Sessions

Nguni Villas Mic Sessions

Episode 2 of the Nguni Villas Mic Sessions The Nguni Villas Mic Sessions were established in May 2018 and are for all artists needing a platform, hoping to gain exposure. The project is currently based in Cape Town and serves to explore the city’s abundance of undiscovered talents –  from […]

A first for South Africa: Artist Vhils To Construct SA Icon Mural

A first for South Africa: Artist Vhils To Construct SA Icon Mural

Portuguese street artist ‘Vhils’ crafts Yvonne Chaka Chaka mural in downtown Jozi Portuguese graffiti and street artist Alexandre Manuel Dias Farto, aka Vhils, collaborated with Hennesy for a worldwide tour.  He recently touched down in Johannesburg for the Africa leg of this journey during which he wanted to create a mural […]

Koeksuster Fashion Film

Koeksuster Fashion Film

Sisterhood and solidarity: An Ode to High School and Coming of Age South African feminist sleepwear and intimates brand, Koeksuster, recently shot its biggest campaign yet, a fashion film directed by Thea Small. The project explores the theme of sisterhood and solidarity and the creative team consider it an ode to […]

Sounds of Suid Tronica//Volume I

Sounds of Suid Tronica//Volume I

Sounds of Suid Tronica  is an independent record label from South Africa, owned by Matthew Fraser and Alex Coetzee. The label is devoted to showcasing the cross-pollinations between different musical languages. Their first compilation offers an absorbing insight into the label’s tastes and sonic territories. With 15 tracks from a wide […]

LIVE ART Festival Returns – Save the Date – Cape Town 1-16 Sept 2018

LIVE ART Festival Returns – Save the Date – Cape Town 1-16 Sept 2018

International LIVE ART Festival Returns Save the Date for Africa’s Greatest Performance Art Platform The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) announced the dates for the international LIVE ART Festival showcasing a gathering of some of the most influential artists from across the continent and around the world. Get ready for […]

ZARAH CASSIM South African Artist • International explorer

ZARAH CASSIM South African Artist • International explorer

In a recent interview with Cape Town-born artist, Zarah Cassim, she shares insights into her ongoing creative process and her perspectives on living abroad. “The reality we perceive exists in multiple layers” We featured Zarah in an article a few years ago, shortly after her graduation from UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine […]

Retro Retro – something new for for vintage lovers

Retro Retro – something new for for vintage lovers

Zuko Cele is a creative from Pietermaritzburg and the founder of Retro Retro, a platform on Instagram where followers can view and purchase a variety of vintage and thrifted clothes on offer. Zuko recently took the bold step of adding a digital magazine version of Retro Retro that is sure […]

Strawberry Moon –  Owethu Okuhle Mtya (OhGooch) releases his first EP.

Strawberry Moon –  Owethu Okuhle Mtya (OhGooch) releases his first EP.

Freshly-dropped album from Gemini Major & Patoranking collaborator – OhGooch. Gugulethu-born Owethu, known as OhGooch in music circles, has long been considered a succesful all-rounder. He is known for his talents as a music producer, song writer, vocalist and more recently, a qualified sound engineer. Owethu previously wrote and sang […]

Thembela “Nymless” Ngayi and Organized Crime

Thembela “Nymless” Ngayi and Organized Crime

A passion for photography and the power of visual storytelling   Thembela Ngayi aka “Nymless”, is a portrait photographer and the founder of Organized Crime, a collective space for creatives. His aim for this is to provide a showcase for African stories and a platform for artistic exploration. Themba also […]