Ben Orkin is a Cape Town-based artist who is currently completing his studies at Michaelis School of Fine Art. This fresh 20-year-old designs and makes clothing, bags, mosaics, bead-works and photography as well as producing a line of ceramics under his artist’s name ‘NEBNIKRO’. You have an eclectic (and […]
Writer Owethu Makhathini recounts her own engagement with filmmaker Khalo Matabane, accused by several women of sexual misconduct and rape.
With a fresh album out that sonically reps South Africa, writer Siyabonga Andre Dennis and photographer Justice Mukheli capture the new Batuk.
‘I wanted to tell the uniquely African tale at a time when I was expected to be nothing more than pretty.’ Blackboard Africa co-founder Amonge Sinxoto tells a powerful story at her prom.
‘I cannot imagine what it looks like when black lips meet.’ Emerging Zimbabwean writer Teresa Samkele finds it hard to remember seeing black lips meet.
From Khayelitsha to Zonnebloem, we check out 5 of Cape Town’s best shared office space options.
Sydney Davy and K-$ talk about their creative partnership and make a playlist for each other.
From writer Palesa Kgasane to singer Langa Mavuso, we speak to six creatives about life in the single lane, dating apps and their careers.
Yizo-Yizo, ‘Sgudi ‘Snaysi and more. Check out how new age creatives show homage to legendary TV shows on SABC 1.
From speaking out against unsafe spaces like the casting couch to creating new codes protecting womxn, we spotlight the safety of womxn in film.
In the final instalment of our series of conversations on heritage, award-winning novelist Panashe Chigumadzi talks about her relationship to African print, hearing the history of her people through stories and using books to locate self.
The former Miss Black Pride, runner up for Miss Gay RSA 2017 and counsellor shares the story behind her sari, being proudly South African and finding self.
Self-taught Joburg artist Yolanda Mazwana finds her medium and her voice in neo-expressionist painting. Take a peek at the emerging artist’s portfolio.
From intangible expressions of heritage to celebrating icon Mam’ Winnie Mandela, the stylish Mathebula sisters invite us into their Joburg home to chat cultural ‘mishmash’.
Each week this September, 10and5 brings you a new series of conversations around how heritage is expressed, preserved or thought about among a few womxn in our contemporary creative community.