Africa

First independent DIY book fair in Africa hosted at AVA
Africa, Books, Cape Town, Comics, Events, Uncategorized, Writing

First independent DIY book fair in Africa hosted at AVA

The first independent DIY book fair in Africa was hosted at The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) in collaboration with artist Jared Aufrichtig. The event formed part of the ending of the AVA’s winter production: Com!cs.   With free admission, live music and a laid-back atmosphere it encouraged Capetonians to […]

Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships
Africa, Art, Events, Joburg, Location, Self-Starters, Uncategorized, Young South Africa

Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships

Bicycle Stokvel was established by a collective of passionate youths who share an interesting love for cycling and their immediate communities. It began on the grounds of introducing and further advancing the culture of the arts in the townships of East Rand, Johannesburg. The project was founded to make a […]

CreativeMornings with Sizakele Marutlulle
Africa, Events

CreativeMornings with Sizakele Marutlulle

Sizakele Marutlulle will be giving a talk at Leaderex,  as part of CreativeMornings, which is a global breakfast lecture series serving local creative communities in over 180 cities. They are free to attend and typically feature an inspiring talk and breakfast. This Johannesburg event will be held on 4 September, from  8:30 […]

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala
Africa, Entertainment, Location, Music, Music Video, Video, YouTube

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala

Durban-based music group Future Africa was introduced to the world in May of 2018 through the music video presented by Aewon Wolf. The debut single Ntombi Endala tells the story of the close bond between a mother and her child. The visuals of the music video reflect this bond deeply as it […]

Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency goes Trans-Continental in 2018
Africa, Art, Art Fair, Digital, Digital Art, Events, exhibition, Joburg

Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency goes Trans-Continental in 2018

The Fak’ugesi Digital African Residency, a creative residency to support digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist residency yet. The Residency is running from the 8th of August until the 9th of September this year. Tegan Bristow, Fak’ugesi Festival director, says that this extended Residency […]

Sounds of Suid Tronica//Volume I
Africa, Dance, Entertainment, Music

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 […]

Thembela “Nymless” Ngayi and Organized Crime
Africa, Photography

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 […]