Author: Louise McCann

Unmissable: Marlise Keith

Unmissable: Marlise Keith

We catch up with Marlise Keith and talk about the heads, lions, tigers and ducks that appear in the works featured here, which were all submitted at a Nando’s Artists Society hand in last week.

Sandile ‘Ashar’ Mhlongo: Articulating his life story

Sandile ‘Ashar’ Mhlongo: Articulating his life story

Sandile ‘Ashar’ Mhlongo’s paintings articulate his life story – one of personal struggle, strong family ties, and friendships. His mission as an artist is to express the lives of his community, where crime, poverty, and hopelessness are a reality in a context of very little money and the fear of […]

Thabisa Mjo: Don’t mess with my Tutu 2.0

Thabisa Mjo: Don’t mess with my Tutu 2.0

Thabisa Mjo of Mash T Design studio has been blazing big guns since she won Nando’s Hot Young Designer Talent Search for her Tutu 2.0 light in 2015. Honours for this design include prestigious awards from 100% Design SA and Design Foundation, and invitations to exhibit at international design fairs […]

Lindile Magunya: A combination of contrasts

Lindile Magunya: A combination of contrasts

His refusal to ignore the everyday issues of poverty, discrimination, injustice and political uncertainty that surround him, coupled with his frustration with society fuel this Mfuleni artist’s process of creating mixed-media work on metal sheets.

Eden, 2017. Marlise Keith and Tamlin Blake Studio. 6 X 2.5m. Nando’s Oxford.

Six mega-hot large-scale collaborative installations in Nando’s in 2017

Nando’s is known for putting their PERi-power behind Southern African art and design, using their restaurants worldwide to globally celebrate the wealth of incredible talent in our country, while making a difference to the lives of Southern African artists and designers with whom Nando’s loves to collaborate. 1) Nando’s Oxford, […]