Cape Town

First independent DIY book fair in Africa hosted at AVA

First independent DIY book fair in Africa hosted at AVA

The first independent DIY book fair in Africa was hosted at The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) in collaboration with artist Jared Aufrichtig. The event formed part of the ending of the AVA’s winter production: Com!cs.   With free admission, live music and a laid-back atmosphere it encouraged Capetonians to […]

Top 5 Instagram Posts from 3D Artist Alexis Christodoulou

Top 5 Instagram Posts from 3D Artist Alexis Christodoulou

Alexis Christodoulou is a Cape Town-based 3D artist who creates one of a kind rendered art. His work focuses on imaginary architecture. We looked at some of the artist’s best pieces on Instagram and collated a list of five best pieces. The list is in no particular order and is […]

Gert Rautenbach Purveys Emotion Through Pencil Sketches

Gert Rautenbach Purveys Emotion Through Pencil Sketches

Gert Rautenbach is an Afrikaans blogger and artist who has taken a foray into pencil art. His concept is simple – he creates simple pencil sketches of everyday objects and experiences. This Cape Town-based artist’s simplistic sketches purvey an unimposing emotional experience. Through the minor colouring combined with simple line sketches, […]

Bad Paper Provides More Inclusive and Accessible Art

Bad Paper Provides More Inclusive and Accessible Art

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 […]

Nguni Villas Mic Sessions

Nguni Villas Mic Sessions

Episode 2 of the Nguni Villas Mic Sessions The Nguni Villas Mic Sessions were established in May 2018 and are for all artists needing a platform, hoping to gain exposure. The project is currently based in Cape Town and serves to explore the city’s abundance of undiscovered talents –  from […]

Cape Town’s Design and Innovation District Gets Creative Injection

Cape Town’s Design and Innovation District Gets Creative Injection

500 creative minds, 14 agencies, An Open Source Office Space for Publicis Groupe Publicis Groupe’s fourteen Cape-based agencies have chosen the East City Precinct as their new home. The agencies and the nearly 500 creative souls that staff them are migrating under one roof with the aim of encouraging collaboration […]