Starry 80’s-Inspired Shoot Read through this beautiful write-up on Luke Nelson, a South African photographer, where he takes us through his background, inspirations and future aspirations. About Luke Nelson Luke Nelson is a Cape Town-based photographer and filmmaker. He recently shot a starry 80’s inspired campaign for Cape Town-based brand, […]
Bespoke Postcards by Marolize Southwood This article focuses on a young artist who has embarked on bespoke postcards in her journey of visual arts. Marolize Southwood is a visual artist and 2017-graduate of the Michaelis School of Fine Art. Her final year exhibition, ‘Views. I have windows but I also […]
Ndumiso Nyoni: Motion Graphic Designer Ndumiso Nyoni is a motion graphic designer and illustrator whose work is a diverse combination of several styles inspired by AFRICAN themes. About the Artist Ndumiso Nyoni is a Zimbabwean illustrator / motion graphic designer. After completing his studies in Multimedia at the University of […]
There are currently two exhibitions on show at the KZNSA Gallery: The first exhibition in the Mail Gallery allows you to take a trip around the world with ‘Re-stitching Culture: Indigenous Dolls of South Africa, Australia and Canada’. Encountering Countenance, ‘Re-Stitching Culture’ reclaims traditional practice, explores health and well-being, and […]
Portuguese street artist ‘Vhils’ crafts Yvonne Chaka Chaka mural in downtown Jozi Portuguese graffiti and street artist Alexandre Manuel Dias Farto, aka Vhils, collaborated with Hennesy for a worldwide tour. He recently touched down in Johannesburg for the Africa leg of this journey during which he wanted to create a mural […]
International LIVE ART Festival Returns Save the Date for Africa’s Greatest Performance Art Platform The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) announced the dates for the international LIVE ART Festival showcasing a gathering of some of the most influential artists from across the continent and around the world. Get ready for […]
In a recent interview with Cape Town-born artist, Zarah Cassim, she shares insights into her ongoing creative process and her perspectives on living abroad. “The reality we perceive exists in multiple layers” We featured Zarah in an article a few years ago, shortly after her graduation from UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine […]
Gallery 2 will host South African artist, Wessel van Huyssteen’s latest series, Under a Cobalt Sky, which he describes as a “continued exploration of non-place”. Referring to his use of watercolour on cotton paper as the predominant medium for the paintings, in the artist statement van Huyssteen describes the process […]
A self-proclaimed “half child, half ancient”, Amy Braaf is a qualified filmmaker whose passion for visual documentary spills over into her love of photography. Travelling through Asia with only a backpack and her camera, she has documented the sights and experiences of her explorations in countries such as Vietnam, Japan […]
Ben Orkin is a Cape Town-based artist who is currently completing his studies at Michaelis School of Fine Art. This fresh 20-year-old designs and makes clothing, bags, mosaics, bead-works and photography as well as producing a line of ceramics under his artist’s name ‘NEBNIKRO’. You have an eclectic (and […]
POOL, an art organisation based in Johannesburg, aims to support artists and curators through the collaboration, commissioning and production of new work.
WHATIFTHEWORLD presents Rowan Smith’s new exhibition which aims to reclassify whiteness away from its status as the ‘norm’.
Watch as artist r1 turns an abandoned farm into an artistic work of art in his latest public art installation, Sound of light.
Through activating spaces for the sharing of ideas and intriguing creative appetites through interactive conversations, music, spoken word, art, and the sharing of beautiful stories, Blackboard Africa seeks to inspire youth innovation in order to tackle Africa’s complex challenges.
Siwa Mgoboza is a global African artist who creates work across a wide variety of mediums, all towards an overarching view of ‘Africadia’. Through the use of materials such as shweshwe, Cape Town-based artist Siwa Mgoboza’s work merges textiles and photography to create vibrant, colourful, and near-overwhelming pieces of collage-work.