Since his days as a detained political activist, Xolile Mtakatya has grown and grown as an artist. We speak to him about his process and career so far.
Author: Louise McCann
We caught up with Nkoali Nawa, miner turned artist, to speak about his artistic process, his journey so far and his work with the Nando’s Art Initiative.
Karen Cronje made the huge leap to becoming a full-time artist just three years ago. We catch up with her ahead of her solo exhibition, Surface Tension.
Artist Swain Hoogervorst stumbled into a tropical jungle in Central America in 2012 and attributes the roots of his botanical abstracts to this experience. Read our interview with the artist.
In ‘Drilling for Water’, Tamlin speaks out about water scarcity issues in a series of beautifully abstract Half Squares. Read our interview with the artist.
Playing around with colour and texture, the artist’s focus is mainly on portraiture and still lifes, which blends in a degree of abstract.
Ahead of her exhibition ‘No More Worlds to Conquer’ we take a look at Liza Grobler’s immersive sculptural work ‘Barbed Wire Paradise’.
Lizette Chirrime’s fabric collages are inspired by her relationship with water and the feminine. We spoke with her about Mozambique, art and healing, and her new works.
With a keen eye for the city and all of its debris, Pat Mautloa uses unique materials in his work. We spoke to the artist about mediums, mask making and more.
We speak to the abstract painter about painting large, living and painting by chance, and her experience of the recent 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.
We spoke to the cross-disciplinary artist about tech and fashion as a form of resistance and his participation at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.
From daily taxi commutes to the pockets of nature squeezed between Jo’burg’s urban spaces, Audrey Anderson’s art is inspired by the city she lives in.
In this Loeries Gold and Grand Prix-winning initiative, a team of art lovers hop in a car and visit different studios in search of remarkable art.
Fabric, scales, animal fur and human hair all find their way into the symbolic works of this Mozambican artist who dreams of being a mermaid.
Cape Town artist Elize Vossgatter on painting backwards and with her eyes closed, choice, thriving on contradictions, and work that speaks of our unnatural relationship with the natural environment.