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People: Mia Chaplin
Artist Mia Chaplin talks about the emotional universality of Edvard Munchs’s work and how it remains a constant source of inspiration.
In the last few years Cape Town based painter Mia Chaplin has gone from a graduate to a signed artist, and we’ve been watching her work the whole time.
This weeks to do list offers five art exhibitions, a Friday night pop-up market and a day of skateboarding.
A tapestry still in progress, a new range of colourful patterned furniture, a photo story inspired by Emojis, a new music mix and loads more in today’s Oh Wow!
What happens when 8 artists are given 8 hours to each produce a painting? Michael Chandler tested this out, and ‘Wet Paint’ was the wonderful outcome.
A “holiday photo album” inspired by the feelings evoked by old family photographs, brought to you by 35 local creatives.
This week the Mother City hosts a Show & Tell, an illustration sale, an exhibition of local comics and more. Here’s when to be where so you don’t miss out.
David Goldblatt For (almost) as long as humans have been on this earth, portraits have existed in one form or another. We’re drawn to portraits – taking them, making them – because they reflect something of our existence here. There’s also the fascinating aspect of recognising a bit of […]
Today’s #NowPlaying comes courtesy of the wonderful Cape Town-based artist Mia Chaplin, whose paintings are characterized by their tactile quality and encourage contemplation of one’s place in the world. Her playlist is called Honey, and we’d recommend you head on over to her tumblr and take a look at […]
Painting is the new black of contemporary art, or at least that’s what these seven incredibly talented young artists are out to prove.
This week Cape Town hosts an international pop-up gallery opening, a silent auction, an eco film fest and everything in between.
We sent a few local creatives off to the movies to view films that made up the brilliant Design Indaba FilmFest line-up which ran from 21 Feb until 2 March. In return, they let us know what they thought. Here are 5 must-see films to add to your ‘to watch’ list as introduced by Andrew Pullen, Rashiq Fataar, Mia Chaplin, Luca Vincenzo and Helen J Raine.
The fifth and final edition of our 2013 Highlights series. These are our favourite features of last year in a little less colour.
For the second installment of Oh Wow! we’ve got a loooot of great things to show you, so we won’t waste any time getting to them. From art to architecture, here are the nicest things we saw this week.