Art

A BIG Thank-you!

A BIG Thank-you!

Wow. The Serenade Your Walls exhibition yesterday was even better than we expected! Thank you to all who came through to enjoy the art, the music, a few beers and great company. Also a massive thanks to all the AM I COLLECTIVE folk who worked so hard to help us […]

Portraits by Janet (Meintjes) Jankes & Danny Popper

Portraits by Janet (Meintjes) Jankes & Danny Popper

“PORTRAITS” is an Exhibition by Daniel Popper and Janet Meintjies that opens August 3rd at the Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town. The exhibition runs until August 17th. Some background on the artists: DANNY POPPER Daniel Popper graduated from Michaelis in 2006. Since then he has participated in numerous group […]

SA Painter Elmarie Lategan’s emotional consciousness

SA Painter Elmarie Lategan’s emotional consciousness

Elmaire Lateman is a South African painter. She was born in Durban in 1983 and graduated with an honours degree in fine Arts from the University of Stellenbosch in 2005. She is currently completing her Masters via Unisa. Elmarie’s latest body of work represents a shift from previously explored figurative physical surroundings to […]

Call for Entries – Exhibit at Royale Eatery

Call for Entries – Exhibit at Royale Eatery

After the success of their previous show, The Zoo, Calyx Art is sending out a Call for Entries for their next show themed Yellow+Blue. The work will be exhibited at Royale Eatery and goes up on the 10 September 2010. Find them at their online store, art.calyx.co.za

adidas Originals Three Stories – Wrap up

adidas Originals Three Stories – Wrap up

For the duration of the world cup, adidas Orignals did something truly original and took over almost an entire building in Cape Town for a month and turned it into the place to be. With the help of some very dedicated locals – A Word Of Art, astore, The Kitchen […]

Lauren Fowler’s cross stitching

Lauren Fowler’s cross stitching

Lauren Fowler, a regular on 10and5, made these very rad cross stitch pieces for the Bin’s R250 Show on the 10th of July. Follow Lauren’s blog here, she is always up to something new and interesting. If you missed the opening night of The Bin Show then not to worry […]

Paper Girl ride day

Paper Girl ride day

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/13360438[/vimeo] So remember we told you about the Paper Girl exhibition on the 25th of June? Well after the exhibition all the artwork was rolled up and the next day it was handed out around Cape Town. Robert Nicolls directed, filmed and edited this video of the ride day. It’s […]

Vote for the next one small seed cover.

Vote for the next one small seed cover.

One small seed magazine held a competition where members of the one small seed network could enter artwork to be considered for the next cover. The competition is in celebration of their 5th birthday and the cover design submissions had to be to the theme ‘Celebrate’. After receiving over 100 […]

Catch up with Painting Creches

Catch up with Painting Creches

The second creche, Sivuyile, has been transformed thanks to Xanele Van Rensburg and Write on Africa’s painting creches project. If you missed out on the first two painting days then the 31st of July is your chance to get stuck in and help brighten up Pozie creche in Kayamandi. If […]

They Call Me Mr Pretzel

Chris Slabber’s surrealism

This is one of a series that Chris did in collaboration with Everfelt Photography in 2009 for an exhibition at Happy Place Creations. The series won him the one small seed network award for Best illustrator/artist of 2009 and got him published in the magazine. We caught up with Chris […]

'Leonard' Spookasem Exhibition, Salon 91, 2010

The beautiful illustrations of Miné Jonker

Miné Jonker, Cape Town based illustrator, currently works with Am I Collective as well as freelances as an illustrator and artist. These are some of her works, all done for exhibitions between 2008-2010. See more of her work on her flickr page.

Latest design showcase from VISI magazine

Latest design showcase from VISI magazine

Greeting cards with a difference. Growing Paper produces handmade cards with a twist: the paper used for the greeting cards is embedded with flower seeds. So, you can plant your card in a sunny spot, water it and watch your written words come to life. The handmade paper is made […]

Land Lubbers Exhibition & Music

Land Lubbers Exhibition & Music

For those lucky enough to be in Joburg on the 29th of July, Says Who in conjunction with Wolves are bringing you Land Lubbers, an exhibition of art and design. Land Lubbers is taking place on a Howl evening (Wolves’ weekly Thursday evening live music event). Sounds like an evening […]

It’s Greener on the Other Side by Kudzanai Chuirai

It’s Greener on the Other Side by Kudzanai Chuirai

The third poster series by Zimbabwean born artist Kudzanai Chuirai in collaboration with Dokter and Misses launches this Friday 9 July at 6.30pm. The exhibition is entitled It’s Greener on the Other Side and explores the franchise of democracy. The franchise is open for business, but can you afford the […]