From transgender bounty hunters to guitar playing heroes, here’s a list of comic books exploring new narratives.
People: Petite Noir
“Hikari began after a turbulent period in my life”. We chat with Joburg based Loui Lvndn on the process of putting together his debut album.
Blogger Lulama Wolf and musician Petite Noir feature in the latest sneaker range by adidas Originals with Tubular Nova.
We asked 8 local musicians who are attending and/or performing at CTEMF this year to do the impossible: choose one act they’re most looking forward to.
Yannick Ilunga aka Petite Noir navigates his own virtual reality – part wonderland, part nowhere-land – in the music video for ‘La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful’ featuring Baloji.
As much as Africa is indescribably beautiful, it can be raw and unforgiving – this “split identity” is one of the continent’s most fascinating features.
Shot by Max Mogale the music video for Petite Noir’s track ‘Down’ acts as a travel diary of sorts, documenting his trip to his hometown of Lubumbashi.
In Oh Wow! this week: the amazing cover art for Petite Noir’s upcoming album and volume 3 of a cross-continental music project.
Stripped down and powerful, the new music video for ‘The Fall’ by Petite Noir is influenced by Marina Abramovic’s MoMA performance “The Artist Is Present”.
In the first Oh Wow! of March we have an online music exchange between Paris and Soweto, a revisitation of SA Menswear Week and some pretty fantastic type.
A beautiful art performance, hand painted signage and typography spotted all over Johannesburg and the phys ed coaches of your dreams.
Since releasing his first ever single (‘Till We Ghosts’) as Petite Noir in 2012, Yannick Illunga coined the term “Noirwave” to describe his sound which stems from a mixture of African and new wave influences. Today we see the release of The King of Anxiety, Yannick’s debut EP which we’ve been waiting for since we caught up with him for our annual Young South Africa series last year.
In today’s weekly Oh Wow! round-up we’re sharing some great posters for a multi-lingual performance, new local tunes and colourful collage artworks.
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!
We’ve been looking forward to this since we interviewed noirwave musician Yannick Ilunga, aka Petite Noir, for our Young South Africa series earlier this year. A few weeks ago we spotted a teaser video and finally, here it is: the new music video for Petite Noir’s track ‘Chess’, the […]