PLLR Creative Womxn Week
PLLR is the name of this year’s annual Creative Womxn series, which highlights phenomenal womxn doing important and timeously work within our creative landscape. The series takes place during August – Women’s Month – and features  an editorial calendar created by womxn for womxn, and dedicated to spotlighting the work of creative womxn.

Creative Womxn 2017 | Poet Mandi Vundla: ‘I’m deeply connected to the struggles of the women I come from’

Acclaimed performance poet Mandi ‘Poefficient’ Vundla talks self-love, feminism and using words to address gender-based violence.

Creative Womxn 2017 | ‘Can we see the black woman’s body as beautiful, fragile and light?’ – Ayana V Jackson

‘We should dare to disrupt’ stereotypical representations ‘Intimate Justice in the Stolen Moment’ by American artist Ayana V. Jackson

Creative Womxn 2017 | Podcast: ‘Perfume that connects to people’ – Agata Karolina shares artistry of fragrance making

Listen to Agata Karolina, perfumer and founder of House of Gozdawa, tell the story behind her epicene fragrances Ghost, Albert and Simo.

Creative Womxn 2017 | YouTube sensation Julia Anastasopoulos talks Suzelle DIY, new TV series and creating ‘real’ characters

Julia Anastasopoulos talks the success of Suzelle DIY, her new series with Showmax and creating believable and likeable South African characters.

Creative Womxn 2017| The Ninevites’s Nkuli Mlangeni gets real about diversity in design

“Find your voice and be fearless.” Designer maker Nkuli Mlangeni opens up to us about representation in the South African design industry and the importance of womxn creating together.

Video: Style maverick Kwena Baloyi shares the process of braiding the perfect crown

“My hair is an extension of who I am.” We catch up with Kwena Baloyi – one of 10and5’s Creative Womxn 2017 – as she shares the story behind her crowning glory, her hair.

Joburg’s xibelani queen: Watch Sho Madjozi get down to hit single ‘Dumi Hi Phone’

Rapper Sho Madjozi sways to hit single ‘Dumi Hi Phone’, in a powerful celebration of Tsonga culture, womxnhood and qgom.

PLLR: Meet the 10 phenomenal womxn that make up 10and5’s Creative Womxn 2017

From stylist Kwena Baloyi to Hollywood actor Nondumiso Tembe and chef Ash Heeger plus more, meet some of the phenomenal womxn that feature on this year’s Creative Womxn programme.