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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 […]

Top 5 Instagram Posts from Creative Director and Model Josef Adamu

Top 5 Instagram Posts from Creative Director and Model Josef Adamu

Josef Adamu is a prolific creative director, producer and model based in Toronto, Canada. In 2017 he founded a brand by the name of Sunday School (@ssunday.co). The brand focuses on developing and executing creative campaigns and social media management for emerging brands. Adamu tells stories of his experiences as […]

Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships

Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships

Bicycle Stokvel was established by a collective of passionate youths who share an interesting love for cycling and their immediate communities. It began on the grounds of introducing and further advancing the culture of the arts in the townships of East Rand, Johannesburg. The project was founded to make a […]

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala

Future Africa Release Emotional Music Video for Ntombi Endala

Durban-based music group Future Africa was introduced to the world in May of 2018 through the music video presented by Aewon Wolf. The debut single Ntombi Endala tells the story of the close bond between a mother and her child. The visuals of the music video reflect this bond deeply as it […]

Etan Comics Publishes First Ethiopian Superhero Comic

Etan Comics Publishes First Ethiopian Superhero Comic

The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he 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, […]

Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency goes Trans-Continental in 2018

Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency goes Trans-Continental in 2018

The Fak’ugesi Digital African Residency, a creative residency to support digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist residency yet. The Residency is running from the 8th of August until the 9th of September this year. Tegan Bristow, Fak’ugesi Festival director, says that this extended Residency […]

Shane Malone Drops New Music Video – Hymn Vol. 1

Shane Malone Drops New Music Video – Hymn Vol. 1

A South African artist based in London has created a satirical persona critiquing white South African ex-pat culture through the moniker of Shane Malone. Shane is the archetypal “South African in London”. The easy access from London to Europe has enabled him to tick several European travel boxes, making him […]