Cape Town-based artist and beekeeper Anna van der Ploeg talks about how her Growing to the Sun collection has androgynous characters with a stronger focus on the plot of the story than on the characters themselves.
Kgomotso Neto and Rendani Nemakhavhani are a creative duo to be reckoned with. Take a look at their ongoing collaborative project The Honey.
Conceptual artist, visual communication designer, illustrator and part-time lecturer Wiehan de Jager uses digital collage processes to produce art. He infuses traditional elements and digital artistic methods.
Life is becoming more and more expensive, and just working an office job is quickly becoming insufficient to cover daily expenses. A solution may be to drop the day job altogether and to look at alternative’s outside of the conventional work week. We break down a few options you may want to consider.
Afrofuturism addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora through a figurative science fiction and techno-cultural framework. It has come to be a powerful movement in the art world, we take a look at 6 of the best Afrofuturism artists to keep an eye on.
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 […]
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 […]
Float Apparel is a lifestyle brand inspired by travel, photography, music, culture and creativity. The friends and co-founders, Matteo Viotti and Keegan Foreman, started the project in 2016. They say the mission of Float is “to merge style and functionality into a lifestyle that transcends the norm”. Their latest clothing collection […]
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 […]
In an effort to build and accelerate the progress of SMEs, Colourworks and Designers Ink collaborated to give 67 SMEs a mini brand identity, a two day business bootcamp training programme, a registered web domain and free web hosting for a total of 67 weeks! All this is valued at R40 000 […]
Adidas Originals: New P.O.D System dampaign Adidas Originals presents the latest iteration of the P.O.D. System. The P.O.D System campaign encompasses a locally produced film and image series featuring Yannick Ilunga and Rochelle ‘RhaRha’ Nembhard. RhaRha is the creative force behind the Noirwave moment, who embodies the campaign’s ethos of […]
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 […]
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 […]
The annual Street Food Festival is returning for the 5th time to celebrate street food in all of its glory. From custodians of South African street food culture, to those who have settled here bringing tastes of home with them, or even food trucks making foods inspired by the streets […]