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 […]
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 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, […]
Acclaimed performance poet Mandi ‘Poefficient’ Vundla talks self-love, feminism and using words to address gender-based violence.
For Bayeza – 10and5 Top 10, Caine Prize winning author Lidudumalingani pens an essay on the overlapping of art and an intergenerational sharing of energy.
Among our top picks to get to you through the season is an important memoir, architecture contemplations and a Ghana-inspired cookbook, plus much more.
In the final installment of Rosa and Jarred’s travel diaries, the two take a look at travel itself, and all of the annoying things that come with it.
If you ever find yourself on a remote island with nothing to do, Rosa and Jarred have just the game for you. Hint: it combines rappers and starsigns.
Grammatically incorrect graffiti, a small yacht full of plastic babies, and a far-too-friendly pregnant cat are just a few of the strange things Rosa and Jarred have spotted in Croatia, and that’s why they love it.
Part three of Rosa and Jarred’s travel diaries sees Rosa getting a bit teary eyed over Easter. Give it a read here.
The best thing about being in a new place is not knowing what’s normal. Rosa and Jarred, through words and images, seek to find out what’s normal in Croatia and what’s just plain weird.
As the season of Autumn brings with it a much needed bit of change, we’re thrilled to announce the appointment of our new editor in chief, Stefanie Jason. Read her ed’s note here.
10and5’s resident existential astrologist Rosa Lyster and photographer Jarred Figgins are currently traveling through Croatia. Read part 1 of their travels here.
A zeitgeist of the early naughties obsessed with the banality of the internet. A symbol of collective youth anxiety. Just how does vaporwave fit into the SA context? Tiger Maremela writes.
By condensing the publishing process to a mere 12 hours, Book Dash is providing a wealth of new storybooks for children. We caught up with them at their most recent event in Jozi.