Joburg

FNB Joburg Art Fair 2011 kicks off

FNB Joburg Art Fair 2011 kicks off

Next week sees the start of the FNB Joburg Art Fair to be hosted in Sandton City from 23 – 25 September. This year the Art Fair has moved from its original time in Easter to September, in a move that organiser Ross Douglas says will hopefully contribute to an “art season” in the city.

Image by Jeff Rikhotso

JOZI – An Exhibition

Daily, collaborative photographic project 75, see www.75.co.za, is hosting an exhibition tonight entitled JOZI. The exhibition is a photographic experience of Joburg – the beauty, the skyline, the decay, the isolation, freedom, the human interactions with the city and the faces of Joburg’s future generation.

#SmileDammit

#SmileDammit

If you were driving on William Nicol near Bryanston High and Atlas Road, Boksburg on Thursday and Friday last week you would’ve noticed that the trees lining the road had suddenly bloomed big, colourful flowers over night. The mystery flowers got quite a bit of attention online with a few hundred tweets streaming in asking ‘who?’ and ‘why?’.

INVISIBLE CITIES Part 2

INVISIBLE CITIES Part 2

Joburg, this Sunday Part 2 of the 12 part Invisible Cities is happening and we get the feeling that if you miss it you’ll be missing out on a whole lot more than just an event.

TSJS July Session

TSJS July Session

After the much hyped June session, Thesis Social Jam Session is back to keep up the momentum with fresh talent that is leading the way in the alternative sound scope.

Fine Mongolian Ass

Fine Mongolian Ass

We let you know about 1000 Traveling Names and a Donkey’s BIG PLANS to take on the Mongol Rally. The ladies – Shan, Jo and Gene – leave in just 3 weeks and are on a fun(d)-raising mission.

Catching up with Cuss

Catching up with Cuss

We chatted to Jamal Nxedlana of Cuss our new favourite online zine/lookbook/publication. He told us a little about where he’s been and where Cuss is going.

INVISIBLE CITIES

INVISIBLE CITIES

Invisible Cities is a year-long music and arts festival in the form of 12 once-off monthly events set in the empty buildings soon to be part of Johannesburg’s Maboneng arts precinct.

Back to the City – Street Festival in Newtown

Back to the City – Street Festival in Newtown

Back to the City is a street festival featuring the finest Hip Hop talent in Mzansi on Freedom day 2011. The festival held in Johannesburg celebrates hip-hop and youth culture through an afternoon/evening of live performances, street art and exhibitions with the aim of bringing kids back to the city. […]

Photography by Guy Neveling

Photography by Guy Neveling

A guy named Guy. Acclaimed South African photographer, Guy Neveling began his career while wearing a uniform in the navy. After his release he moved to Johannesburg in the 80’s where he was commissioned by various national newspapers to capture the volatile political state of South Africa. Looking for a […]

Featured: Hanro Havenga

Featured: Hanro Havenga

Hanro Havenga is a ‘freelance-ish’ photographer in Joburg. This is a series of his called Life Through The Fence. About the piece: We were able to break down our walls But there’s still something keeping us apart You can see, smell, study and reach the other side Through the holes […]

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Hilton Qiu is a multidisciplinary artist, designer & photographer working between home (in Hong Kong) and Johannesburg, South Africa. This is the most recent work by Hilton done since December last year. Some in collaboration with Qz Zhang-Cowie and Bruce Cowie of Design is a good idea. Hilton Qiu Limited, […]

Photographer: Emma O’Brien

Photographer: Emma O’Brien

Emma is a British photographer who has been living in and photographing Johannesburg since September 2009. She has been involved with several charities and has taken photographs of the work they do and the people who benefit. Emma will be exhibiting this work from the 7th to the 15th of […]