While we were taking a sabbatical from screens, SA’s creatives were busy as ever publishing photo shoots, music videos, unseen artworks and new editions. Take a look!
People: Chris Saunders
Following on from the recent release of the music video for iJusi directed by Gregor Lehrl, we’re going even deeper into the mind of Okmalumkoolkat‘s Smiso Zwane with a music video for the track Allblackblackkat – this time directed by the Johannesburg-based photographer and filmmaker Chris Saunders. Playing […]
More than anything, the Not x Chris Saunders cross-continent/cross-cultural collaboration has been an exciting journey, even for us onlookers only reporting the details of the creative process.
The NOT x Chris Saunders project included a collaboration with Dr Pachanga, aka Jean Rene Onyagunga, a second hand clothing merchant.
Some exciting work has resulted from the meeting of minds and crossing of cultures in recent fashion collaboration NOT x Chris Saunders. Meet collaborator Floyd Avenue of The Smarteez.
Fashion designer Jenny Lai’s collaboration with local Vernac Bags designer Dennis Chuene shot by Chris Saunders for ‘NOT x Chris Saunders’, showing soon in NYC.
‘NOT x Chris Saunders’ is a cross-border collaboration showcasing the distinct people, places, and processes that make South African fashion unique.
‘L’Afrique C’est Chic’ is an editorial by Chris Saunders, Francois Ferreira and Amy Anstey which presents a vision of contemporary African style.
A case study on ‘Unite Joburg’, an integrated digital campaign for adidas Originals which included a concert performance, documentary film and portrait exhibition.
Openings this week include a look at fashion in Africa, a 24h intervention around public spaces, dancing for Prince, and a solo exhibition of drawings by Judith Mason.
This week’s Joburg exhibition openings and events includes something for everyone: Three solo shows, a selection of work by hot young artists, a masters show and and the next round of inspiring presentations by the Design Share Party people. Now go get your art on.
Opening in December and running until yesterday the 9th of Feb, adidas AREA3 – the brand’s home for events, exhibitions and pop-up retail in the Maboneng Precinct – hosted Unite Joburg, a portrait photography exhibition.
Before we move forward, we’re taking a quick look back. Our 2013 Highlights kick off with an ode to cities; big and small, near and far, real and imagined. Go explore.
The internationally celebrated adidas Originals RUN THRU TIME campaign launched 3 decades of running-inspired footwear – from the 80s, 90s and 00s – in South Africa this October. With the release of the final campaign video last week. We found out more about the making of from the director himself:
adidas Originals Unite Joburg is all about bringing together the originals in the city of Johannesburg.