Using multi textured woodcuts inspired by graffiti, Cape Town artist Boeta Phyf creates creative, colourful and sometimes shocking characters and masks.
Author: Dave Mann
South Africa is home to a lot of great graffiti. It’s in our streets, on our trains and even on our timelines. Here are 10 Instagram accounts of some of the best local graffiti writers to follow.
In light of his upcoming show at Southern Guild, Porky Hefer spoke to us about his childhood spent travelling South Africa and a crocodile called Eugenie.
Philippus Johan Schutte combines vibrant colour, simple layout, and witty humour to create his own unique style of design. Read our interview with him here.
Based off of collage work on Instagram, Tiger Maremela’s multimedia series seeks to interrogate, through sound, video, and images, the myth of South Africa’s Rainbow Nation.
Directed by Mark Middlewick, Nakhane Touré’s music video for ‘The Plague’ follows two solemn characters seemingly trapped in the banal confines of a lavish mansion.
Retha Ferguson’s ongoing photo series ‘Voortrekker Road’ documents a diverse, Cape Town community in a state of flux. Read our interview with her here.
Yetunde Dada uses 120mm film to play with the idea of time and juxtaposes composition, colour, and symbolism in her new photos series ‘Time Doesn’t Exist’.
Violinist Hezron Chetty recently released his debut album, ‘The Fallacy of Composition’. Watch the sweeping, dramatic music video for Chasing Kings here.
Social movements always come with music. These South African musicians have put together a few tracks in support of #FeesMustFall and #EndOutsourcing.
The National Arts Festival have just released the 2016 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners. Find out about these young, South African creatives.
With his debut album ‘Coming of Age’, Sipho the Gift tells the stories of South Africa’s youth in relation to his own navigation of identity and place.
John Wizards are known for laying low, only to rise up unannounced with something brand new. This time, it’s their remix of producer Populous’ Night Safari.