With her latest project titled ‘Cover Girls’, illustrator, animator and graphic designer, Khanyisa Klaas aims to challenge societal norms of beauty.
The clairvoyant, healer, philosopher and South African Sanusi dedicated his life to awakening the consciousness of Africans.
In a scene that is saturated by either generic Hip Hop artists or Kwaito revivalists, RRA is carving out his own lane simply by being true to himself. The experimental rapper recently released Are We Having Fun Yet?
We take a look at some of our favourite Esther Mahlangu collaborations.
Gomora is known to produce entrepreneurs and soccer stars but there are lots of creatives and artists as well.
He has roamed the streets of Gomora collecting waste plastic and discarded objects.
Tshabalala uses black skin tones on her figures as a tool to emphasise the blackness of the figure and in turn, make the figure stand out while either contrasting or matching with the different backgrounds.
Isabella’s forte lies in digital art: exploding neon colours and adorable characters. Francesca illustrations have a meticulous precision that can be described as styled realism. Liam is a filmmaker who also indulges in 35mm and medium format film photography.
We look at five of Mbewe’s personal favourite creations as well as the story behind each piece.
In 2019, the streetwear brand re-released the You.Are.Not.Alone collection and ran a mental health campaign by dropping multiple T-shirts and hosting an event, called ‘YANA social’, which focused on live performances and mental health talks.
Her illustrations are her way of expressing her creativity and escaping the advertising restrictions that force her to create work filled with ulterior motives.
Zimbabwe-born Afro-Soul artist, Berita and director Makere Thekiso have teamed up again to put together a body of work titled Unknown Union, the short a film version of Ndicel’ikiss.
Sian answers five questions.
The project, which took almost two years to compose, explores the black, post-apartheid South African self through the prism of the everyday story. The telling of these stories reveal deeper truths about race, power, belonging, migration, love, loss, memory and the human condition.
Johannesburg-based brand and design consultancy, BCKRDS (pronounced Back-Roads) was founded by Wade Moonsamy and Samu Belle, and Musonda Kabwe.