As we count down the days to the opening of this year’s Venice Biennale on 11 May, these are the African artists we’re looking forward to seeing this year in the floating city.
The fashion designer and editor, Thebe Magugu, graduated from LISOF design school in 2014, has gained international recognition from fashion icons such as US Vogue editor, Anna Wintour.
What was once a trendsetting and innovative industry has turned into the questionable, old looking dude at the club who is trying way too hard to be relevant.
Oye Diran is a fashion and Fine Art photographer with an eye for capturing and evoking raw emotion.
Loyiso Mkize is one of South Africa’s best-known graphic novel and comic book illustrators. He turns to portrait painting for creative expression.
Last year saw many collaborations between artists and across varying mediums. We look back at some of these highlights from 2018.
In conversation with digital artist Lethabo Huma who details the principal theme in her work as being expressive portraiture fused with stars, formed lines and soft background colours.
Informed by her research into emerging printmaking collectives, Roxy Kaczmarek sees her own work parallel to theirs investigating identity with the context of Johannesburg.
A seat at the table is an online campaign centred around amplifying the voices of a changing society, a society that seeks to continuously empower women and encourage fearlessness.
Dokter and Misses have launched a new collection of collectible design, Practically Everywhere, at Southern Guild. The new solo show is inspired by the creative disorder and decay of urban ecosystems.
South African producer and rapper Phola, Phola has been honing her craft for the past two years and now that she’s about to make her commercial debut with her first project, an EP, it’s time we listen and pay attention.
We caught up with photographer Jabu Newman and one of the members of Vast Creatives, Mpume Mdunge to talk about their recent collaboration and an overview of their work.
Explorations with Keith Henning into phallic ceramic lighting Keith Henning’s latest creation is a glazed earthenware, powder-coated mild steel (base) & brass (bracket) standing lamp. The designer and founder of the clothing label AKJP, known for its asymmetric silhouettes and graphic prints recently presented a departure from his wearable ranges. […]
Afrigarde is a collection of multi-functional ranges of Wearable Art, which can be used as Interior or Fashion Design products. The Afrigarde pieces, created by Maria Uys, look equally good adorning your body as they do decorating your wall. The pieces that make up the Afrigarde ranges are bold, yet […]
”There is an obvious and undeniable imbalance in the art world at large, and we’re seeing more and more of a critique of this in popular media.”