It’s First Thursdays time again and the July lineup presents a great variety of shows spread across the creative hubs of Rosebank, Braam and Maboneng.
People: Michael MacGarry
This week in Joburg is jam packed with exhibitions, creative events and the like. We’ll be hosting a workshop at the Act | UJ Creative Conference, checking out some group exhibitions and collaborating in a zine making residency.
With over 250 films being screened in eight cities over one week, here’s a sneak peek of some locally made films taking part in this year’s Shnit International Film Festival.
Beautifully shot on location in Italy, Michael MacGarry’s new short film ‘Sea of Ash’ poetically re-imagines Thomas Mann’s novella ‘Death in Venice’.
Fine artist and filmmaker Michael MacGarry speaks to us about his two recent short films that were included in the official selection for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
As long-time admirers of L’MAD’s artist collaborations, you can imagine our delight when we discovered their latest collection courtesy of graphic designer, director and photographer Ben Johnson. Underpinned by an original approach to African iconography, Ben’s distinctly recognisable language of lo-fi MS Paint effects, inventive layering and sublime […]
Here’s a list of the openings and launches happening in and around Cape Town this week, so you don’t miss out.
The Encounters Festival, Africa’s premier documentary event, celebrated its 15th edition in June this year. The festival campaign caught our attention with five 60″ promo films by 3 different directors.
Dutchmann, founded by Gavin Rooke of Rooke Gallery, connects master craftsmen with contemporary designers and artists. This is their first project.