Say hello to 27Boxes, South Africa’s first ever retail centre made entirely from shipping containers and designed with small, independent creative entrepreneurs in mind.
Most artists don’t choose to be an artist, they are artists. However, talent alone is not enough to succeed in the highly competitive and fickle art world. We take an in-depth look at what being a professional artist entails.
As inspiration to enter this year’s PPC Imaginarium competition, we’ve compiled a list of 10 beautiful examples of using concrete creatively.
The Open Window Institute offers a wide range of short courses and one-year programmes that will upgrade your creative toolkit.
The Nando’s Central Kitchen is a bright and dynamic, multifunctional space with a uniquely South African urban feel, furnished and decorated with work by over 50 local artists and furniture designers.
Next up in our series of interviews, articles and video conversations with 7 forward thinkers in art and culture, we chat to musician and wordsmith Nakhane Touré about crafting a career.
Having revealed the exceptional works of art and design created by the finalists and winners of a successful inaugural year, the PPC Imaginarium Awards are once again calling for entries.
Glenfiddich knows a thing or two about being at the top of their game. A series of interviews, articles and video conversations on Between 10and5 identifies 7 forward thinkers in art and culture to discuss their careers and breakthrough moments. First up we’re introducing filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba.
Apprentices from the Spier Arts Academy Mosaic Studio in residence at the Nando’s Rites and Duties exhibition at Constitution Hill, Braamfontein, paused between the beats to snap shots of their mosaic interpretation of ‘Small Township’, by one of South Africa’s foremost painters Ricky Ayanda Dyaloyi.
This video tour of the Nando’s ‘Rites and Duties’ exhibition at Constitution Hill asks the artists and curators to elaborate on the subject of freedom and to contextualise the show.
Lumia in hand, we tagged along to see how Alphabet Zoo’s Isaac Zavale and Minenkulu Ngoyi #MakeItHappen during day 1 of their silkscreen postcard/publication workshop at Assemblage Studios in Newtown.
Exploring Onitsuka Tiger’s new brand platform “A Product of Inner Confidence”, model Sanele Xaba and performance artists Dear Ribane discuss vulnerability and overcoming challenges in video messages to each other.
In line with Onitsuka Tiger’s 2015 brand messaging, all-round creative Tony Gum and fashion designer Floyd Avenue discuss inner confidence through video messages to each other.
With an academic background in art history and curation, Mari McFarlane is the perfect person to talk to about starting an art collection. She let us know how her own beautiful collection began, about waiting 8 years to own a Sam Nhlengethwa painting of goats, and left us with sound advice.
Daniel Malan is an art student majoring in printmaking at UCT’s Michaelis. His personal collection is a reminder of the wealth of talented young artists we have access to in South Africa.