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.
Johannesburg-based fine artist and contemporary artist, Thabo Matsepane, also known as Thabo Lens, is a storyteller at heart who explores his talents and interests through photography.
Didintle Khunou is an award-winning screen actress, theatre performer, voice actor and session vocalist who obtained a BA Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts at the University of the Witswatersrand.
The Soweto born photographer co-founded Afrapix in 1985, a photography collective agency that produced work that exposed the social and political conditions of black South Africans living during apartheid.
Ubumnyama Bam is a collection of self-portraits, which began in 2019. Through the project, she stresses that self-love goes deeper than the commercial messages we see in mainstream media.
His brand, oneiam has made admirable strides from its rather casual inception in 2016. Some of his accolades include showcasing at SA Menswear Weeks in 2018 and 2019, as well as screening a fashion film titled Dichotomy at Zeitz Mocca, based on their collection of the same name.
The 22-year-old self-taught singer/songwriter Sino Msolo has been named as Apple Music’s New Artist of January.
Made up of Buyisiwe Njoko (lead vocals), Tebogo Mkhize (acoustic guitar), Lerato Seitei (electric guitar), Benedict Watte (percussion), Musa Zwane (bass), Siphiwe Mgidi (drums), the collective is known for their experimental sound.
iSkeem Semicimbi is made up of multimedia practitioners Mawande Manez Sobethwa, Bulumko Stifler Gana, Mandla Mahashe and Luvuyo Wogqoyi.
Having transitioned from writer/editor to director, Kayembe shares that this newly found career is one he sees himself carrying out in the long run.
Mashudu Nevhutalu’s first solo exhibition adjusts the lens with which South Africa can remember its domestic but collective history.
Mukheli started sharing a series of drawings on his Instagram. When asked what inspired him to begin drawing again, he explained that it is an activity he finds very therapeutic.
Kgaogelo Mashilo, popularly known as Cow Mash, was born in Limpopo and later moved to Pretoria in 2000, where she graduated from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) with a degree in Fine Art – majoring in sculpture.