Art, fashion, good food and great company were the order of the day at arteBotanica 2019.
A group of Durban street artists painted a mural in honour of the Springboks. EwokesSAy, Mook Lion, Dane Stops and Giffy Duminy spray-painted a mural featuring Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, the Webb Ellis Trophy and the South African flag on a wall in Problem Mkhize Road, formerly known as Cowey Road.
In April, a group made up of some of the freshest street artists from Durban descended on the ICC to paint a 30x6m mural ahead of the annual Africa Travel Indaba.
The Vrystaat Arts Festival is proud to announce the next edition of its Vrynge Visual Arts Programme, scheduled to be held during the 20th Vrystaat Arts Festival from 29 June to 5 July 2020 in Bloemfontein.
The Mural was painted by Street Artist Dbongz in collaboration with Baz-Art, Street Art NPO, and inspired by the album artwork which features Samthing Soweto dressed in MaXhosa Africa.
The Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winners for 2020 are; Blessing Ngobeni (Visual Art), Nthato Mokgata (also known as Spoek Mathambo) (Music), Lulu Mlangeni (Dance), Jefferson Tshabalala (Theatre), and Sisonke Xonti (Jazz).
South African Multimedia Contemporary Artist Sphephelo Mnguni has been invited to an Art Residency in Bremen, Germany starting from the beginning of November 2019 until February 2020.
Dimakatso Mathopa’s work is inspired by the idea of individualism within the context of African society.
On Saturday 2 November, the country witnessed the Springboks’ third World Cup Win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Solanki explores the medium of printmaking, using traditional methods to create print and installation-based work.
Fine artist Yolanda Warnich was born in Saldanha Bay, on the Cape West Coast where she developed her passion for the sea and rugged landscapes.
What makes this programme unique is that it was developed to provide local artists with an opportunity to be paid to create professional murals in a city that lacks funding and opportunities for local artists.
Mixed Messages is an exhibition by artists making work through the merging of ideas, methods, and materials across mediums.
Her latest images document the cultural authenticities and idiosyncrasies of the people she has met and places she has been to.
Lwando Dlamini’s work interrogates both the limitations and the possibilities of the body in the face of violence, while simultaneously exploring the preciousness and delicateness of life.