Exploring the history of the underground music scene that crossed borders to tell the story of those that had no political voice.
OM Films new video for “Uyakhala” by Ralf GUM features Mafikizolo on this spiritual song featuring a weeping child, based on the strong African belief that it takes a village to raise a child or a person is a person through other people.
“ANY BODY ZINE is a printed and online DIY publication about dance, movement and embodied politics in southern Africa, as well as a dynamic platform to support and nurture independent performers and artists in our community.” South African zines (magazines) and independent publications are creating a space for young writers […]
Sounds of Suid Tronica is an independent record label from South Africa, owned by Matthew Fraser and Alex Coetzee. The label is devoted to showcasing the cross-pollinations between different musical languages. Their first compilation offers an absorbing insight into the label’s tastes and sonic territories. With 15 tracks from a wide […]
Stripperoke is a safe space for sex-workers, queer people and people of colour to have fun away from the misogynoir of strip clubs.
‘Love is Love in Jozi’ is a breathtaking and politically charged new short film from the #BiteSizeBallet series featuring dancers Kitty Phetla and Claudia Monja.
From Snenhlanhla Mbatha to Courtnae Paul, we profile a few womxn from the hip hop scene and speak to them about their artistic expression.
In the first instalment of 10and5 x Lampost series, Spotlight, creatives Teboho Diphehlo and Lesedi Mothoagae collaborate on a photo series celebrating pantsula.
We speak to dancer, teacher, choreographer and freelance artist Mona Namer about her latest piece, VISITORS / BAETI and how pantsula and house influence her work.
ANY BODY ZINE is a collection of art, photography, and writing centered on the topics of bodies, dance and movement in South Africa. We spoke to the people behind it all.
Her presence, power and profound uniqueness make her one of the most important dancers in South Africa today.
Dancer Nicola van Straaten shares a few tips to play with the next time you need to get down.
Didn’t make it to this year’s National Arts Festival? Catch a few of the productions at the 969 Festival in Johannesburg.
In rejecting the idea of the rainbow nation, a host of black, interrogative and unapologetic dance artists have emerged from South Africa.
From Angola’s kuduro queen to arguably the world’s coolest dance off at a house party, let these videos be your crash course in African dance.