Art

Cape Town Timelapse

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17918586[/vimeo] This one has been doing the rounds the last two days. Awesome timelapse by Silver Bullet Production.

Exodus Exhibition

Exodus Exhibition

This exhibition opens tomorrow evening in Port Elizabeth and features some impressive up and coming artists who’ve been awarded and selected for National Art Competitions, such as Absa A’telier, Sasol Signatures and PPC young Sculptures during 2010. See the facebook event page for more info.

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

The poster design was already featured as one of Social Contract’s Poster Picks earlier this week but here it is again with the final artist listing including an international line-up. The exhibition/street party marks the official launch of the /A WORD OF ART and the Woodstock Industrial Centre’s residency programme. […]

Featured designer/artist/illustrator: Fersyndicate

Featured designer/artist/illustrator: Fersyndicate

  Quasiem Gamiet is better known by the name Fersyndicate. He works as an illustrator, designer and artist in Cape Town. Earlier this year we featured his artwork on one of the life-sized zebra installations placed around town during the world cup. This is some of his other work.

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Celebrated South African artist Ruan Hoffman has recently been in the Netherlands creating a series of one hundred plates. Each plate is unique and handcrafted. Self-portraits make up some of the series while inspiration for the rest comes from many sources. These vary greatly with a 1660 Amsterdam city map, the effects of […]

Disco 3 Dec - Andrew Ringrose

Gig Poster picks of 2010 by Social Contract

Social Contract is a South African music poster blog. They collect the latest and raddest gig posters and upload them onto their site. In doing so they have created a visual calendar of upcoming events and shows by the best  local designers and illustrators. Here is a list of some of their favourites from this […]

Sweetheart

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17122554[/vimeo] The official trailer for a 26 minute short film produced by The Be Phat Motel Film Company. A retro-styled black and white genre-bender set against the backdrop of an escalating cold war, ‘Sweetheart’ sees a young housewife alone in a remote farmhouse when her family don’t return from a […]

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning were tasked with the job of translating the much sought after ceramic work of Ardmore Ceramics into a textile range of silk scarves, fabric design, furniture design (couch and ottoman), as well as tableware for the range. The challenge was to translate the essence of the ceramics into a […]

Oerknal gestalt 1.1 Mixed Media on Fabriano (200grm) 105cm x 144cm

Graduate Series: Hilde Alet Malan

Hilde is a 4th Year Graduate at the University of Stellenbosch. This body of work, undertaken this year, has its roots in her previous three years of Fine Art studio practice. She tells us about her process and style, “Originally I worked with natural forms found in botanical subjects and […]

And Friends exhibition this Friday

And Friends exhibition this Friday

Paul Senyol, Justin Southey and Bruce Mackay invite you to a one-night-only exhibition in our studio. Featuring artwork and live music by our friends: SamJam Ships to Norway MissJoon Michael Tymbios Andrew Breitenberg Debbie Turner Dylan Jones & Family Mareli Esterhuizen Nadia Kruger Juan Voges Decibel Audio 10 December from […]

Heuwels Fantasties – Noorderlig

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl5LaocojO4[/youtube] The new video from Heuwesl Fantasties, produced by amicollective. The video took 8 months to complete. Great work!

Issue 12 of Migrate out now

Issue 12 of Migrate out now

The 12th issue of the Loeries publication Migrate is available at Exclusive Books. The latest theme is Obsess. Creative Director of Migrate Roanna Williams says, “The pages are filled with work from people who are preoccupied with every pixel, full stop, exclamation mark, comma; every gram of stone-ground flour, every […]

Future Horror

Featured: Charmaine Taylor

Charmaine Taylor calls herself an Art Director, Designer and Illustrator, skimboarder, and general dish washer based in Cape Town. She calls her work The Horrors that Lie Within. This is some of it.

Roger Ballen at A WORD OF ART

Roger Ballen at A WORD OF ART

This Friday, 26 November from 6pm-11pm, award-winning, published, celebrated photographer Roger Ballen will be at /A WORD OF ART in the Woodstock Industrial Centre, 66-68 Albert Road. The evenings proceedings will include a talk by the photographer, illustrated with his work. Other photographs of his will be on display. Students […]

The Fake Sartorialist

The Fake Sartorialist

So you’ve heard of The Sartorialist, right? The blog by Scott Schuman, named one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 Design Influencers, is a collection of his photographs of The Best Dressed on the streets of the world. The Fake Sartorialist on the other hand is something quite different. Eduardo Cachucho […]