This week in Joburg there’s no shortage of creative events to keep you busy and the winter blues away. From femme DJ parties to exhibition openings, visiting UK electro act Darkstar, film screenings and more!
Person: Sibs Shongwe-La Mer
Take your pick of live performances, cartoon exhibitions and film screenings happening in Cape Town this week.
Sibs Shongwe-La Mer’s stark cinematic style embodies the grit and angst indicative of the millennial experience portrayed in ‘Necktie Youth’. We chatted to him about the film’s local premiere.
Advice from independent, award-winning South African directors on starting in the industry – from checking your batteries, to gorging yourself on cinema, to finding your own voice. Take their word for it.
The Jameson First Shot 2015 premiere is just around the corner and we’ve got short film on the brain! We’ve compiled a list of just a few favourites of the fantastic short film works being produced in South Africa, in the hopes that they bring with them the inspiration to write and make your own.
A beautiful art performance, hand painted signage and typography spotted all over Johannesburg and the phys ed coaches of your dreams.
We turn the spotlight on the words that accompany the pictures and re-read the insightful, funny, honest, informative and inspiring interviews that we loved from 2014.
Ahead of The Oude Meester Tour here are a few SA creatives whose brilliant work is being noticed abroad, and rightfully so. Here’s to mastering your craft!
Working in the fields of photography, illustration, fine art or fashion, here are 10 artists whose vision of the world in black and white we love.
It’s National Youth Month and time for our annual Young South Africa Series. This year Velocity Afrika joined us to make our first ever Young SA video too!
The next Show & Tell event takes place on 11 June, 2014 with guest speakers Sibs Shongwe-La Mer, Jake Bester, Daniel De Kock and Jarryd Bekker.
Hello Ambassador (the first creative conference to be held in Pretoria) is all set for an exciting debut. The event will be taking place at the Pretoria State Theatre on the 27th and 28th of September, boasting the very best local talent South Africa has to offer.