Gift Banda’s photography is beautifully textured with rich colours and cohesive compositions. He is inspired by music, spirituality and the process of creating something.
The Asics K.O fashion piece was recently shot in downtown Joburg, telling the story about K.O and welcoming him into the Asics team that was behind the shoot. The shoot was done at an abandoned building in the city. It is a rad fashion / performance piece made up of […]
We take a look at Adeolu Osibodu’s top Instagram posts. The Nigerian photographer and photo artist has a distinctly African style that seems to reflect his experiences. Our list is not a definitive claim of the 5 best images from Osibodu but rather five of the best images that reveal […]
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 […]
In this lookbook, Thabo Kopele collaborates with Average Wave Club’s Moeko Selebalo and Ofentse Serobatse bring to life the fusion of two cultures, the Sotho and Asian culture. Sotho Asian is one of the projects to come out of The Calico Series – an ongoing series of projects that Thabo plans to work with various South African creatives on.
This project began with a casual conversation between myself (Sipho Gongxeka) and Thato Ramaisa (aka Fela Gucci.) We were interested in the role that fashion and clothing plays in queer culture in township communities. Particularly, how certain stereotypes are perpetuated. For instance, how one’s character, masculinity, gender and sexuality can […]
Father is a photo series which looks at the way in which black fathers are portrayed, exploring the relationship between a father and children.
Zana Masombuka teams up with John Baloyi on this photo series which looks at the politics of youth identity in South Africa.
The [CROP] Project is using the power of collaboration, art & photography to not only disrupt, but to empower & promote positive change in South Africa.
Incomplete Gesture is a self-published zine by photographers Deena Dinat and Ezio Fok that explores the city of Joburg.
Gender fluidity and fashion Julian Oldenburg and Ruan Eloff created an alternative take on the traditional fashion shoot in a recent college assignment. Julian is a student at the Orms’ Cape Town School of Photography (CTSP), which aims to be an “incubator for photographic brilliance and a nurturer of an innovative […]
Following on our earlier feature and an interview on SABC Africa, Karabo Maila was encouraged to create Chapter Two of the photographic series aimed at breaking the stigma on albinism. The foundation of the story is still the same, sparked when one of the photographer’s female friends confided that she […]
Bianca Buisman is a freelance documentary photographer, art director and designer with a passion for music and exploring. As young girl she was obsessed with capturing every little thing as she did not trust her memory. She was convinced that if she didn’t save every moment on film, it would […]
Ndivhu Mushanganyisi is a filmmaker and photographer based in Johannesburg. The subject matter of her stills images is diverse and ranges from clean, minimalist portraits to smoky and evocative scenes captured at live performances. Glimpses into the city by night and grainy street views are other elements found in her […]
Lagos-based artist and photographer Noma Osula’s images focus on “contradictions, complexities, dark humour, forms, awkward gestures”. He speaks about his admiration for photography and how it is inspired by Nigerian culture and traditions. Did you study photography or art at university? Who or what was the first subject in front […]