The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]
The Fak’ugesi Digital African Residency, a creative residency to support digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist residency yet. The Residency is running from the 8th of August until the 9th of September this year. Tegan Bristow, Fak’ugesi Festival director, says that this extended Residency […]
A South African artist based in London has created a satirical persona critiquing white South African ex-pat culture through the moniker of Shane Malone. Shane is the archetypal “South African in London”. The easy access from London to Europe has enabled him to tick several European travel boxes, making him […]
Bad Paper, founded in 2016, creates a space for artists where their work can reach its full potential through publications or specific editions. Founders, Ben Johnson (book/graphic designer) and Rodan Kane Hart (visual artist), created Bad Paper to provide an alternative to the gallery system by using multiples as a form […]
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 […]
A small video game design studio based in Johannesburg, Nyamakop, are the creators of Semblance, an adorable little puzzle game set in a world made of play dough. Newly-released Semblance is also the first African-developed game to ever be on a Nintendo console. The studio’s permanent members are Ben Myres and Cukia […]
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 […]
From musicians like Sho Madjozi to illustrator Sindiso Nyoni, Rofhiwa Kholomo Mudau creates a series of portraits of game changing creatives.
We spoke to film and motion design graduate Mikyla Jonck to find out more about the story behind her scenes.
Having recently completed a learnership at Umuzi Photo Club, art director Kgodisho Mowa creates vibrant work that expresses everyday life experience.
Creative studio Studio Muti, illustrator Lize-Marie Dreyer and production company Bewilder TV breath new life into elementary school students’ drawings.
Inspired by the internet, Sinalo Ngcaba’s digital illustrations are a fresh interpretation of her favourite posts on Instagram.
The Zimbabwean digital artist, who is in the country for Fak’ugesi Festival, talks to us about his upcoming Joburg exhibition and latest body of work, ‘Rimi’.
Gif exhibition organisers, exhibit.gif, curate a collection of gifs by womxn artists that explore themes of objectification, vulnerability and more.
Illustrators from Africa – Sarah Zimmerman, Brooke Schafer, Akum Davina Maduka, Adesola Lasisi, Ellah Hlapolosa and Octavia Roodt – contemplate community, representation and womxnhood.