Izandla Zethu African Jewelry is an organisation giving young people jobs and helping them build skill sets in the Walmer township, Eastern cape. Using their hands they produce necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets and key rings using corrugated iron.
Freelance artist Marilize Ackermann from Cape Town, now based in Senegal creates collages, mosaics and illustrations. Her work looks at the relations between humans, animals and objects.
The New African is a solo exhibition by Cape Town-born artist Buhle Nkalashe. It will show on 6 December at the Youngblood Africa Gallery in Cape Town.
Digital artist, illustrator and writer Keneilwe Kwanaite says ANTI sequence is a series of illustrations that celebrates South African creatives who have inspired him over the years.
Joburg-based artist, NEGASIWRLD says ‘Multitudes, sis: The Journey to Centre of Identity’ is a portraiture series “exploring the concepts of duality for the black queer African living in the present with influences and visions of the future.”
Fine artist Neo Mahlangu creates art using digital illustrations and charcoal, and social media as an additional medium. She says she aims to create work that inspires self-reflection and introspection.
Cape Town-based artist and beekeeper Anna van der Ploeg talks about how her Growing to the Sun collection has androgynous characters with a stronger focus on the plot of the story than on the characters themselves.
One of South Africa’s leading internet providers, Webafrica, collaborated with graffiti artist Falko to show you Rocket Ellie flying in outer space on the N1, leaving Cape Town CBD.
Zeitz Mocca, the largest museum of contemporary African art, celebrates a year since launching in September last year. To give you a satisfying artistic experience, Zeitz Mocca gives you a sneak peak of interior designs in Airbnb homes around the world that resembles Zeitz Mocca art.
Director and performer Megan May Nelson created a video that was inspired by her father, a part-time beekeeper.
‘The Unbound’, covering the prominent UC Hastings University of Law Building in the Tenderloin, is an ode to the peace manifesto. This is the work of Faith XLVII, who says this artwork comes from a place of frustration and discontent with what the world has become and the direction that it is headed in.
Broken Monolith is artist Ferdi B Dick’s latest work, symbolic of a turning point from character-driven sculptures to furniture. Although marking a change, Broken Monolith still keeps with themes the artist likes to explore – water and fluidity.
Justin Dingwall explores the aesthetics of albinism and vitiligo through photographic essays.
We take a look at 5 of the best Instagram posts from talented Ugandan born, Kenya-based photographer Sarah Waiswa.
Afrofuturism addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora through a figurative science fiction and techno-cultural framework. It has come to be a powerful movement in the art world, we take a look at 6 of the best Afrofuturism artists to keep an eye on.