We’ve trawled the programme to help you start planning your viewing schedule for the Durban International Film Festival.
People: Sipho Mpongo
9 breakthrough South African artists and duos who’ve been at it this year, guns blazing, making work that’s vital and impossible to ignore.
The first compendium of stories, photos and paraphernalia from the Twenty Journey trip has been published as a sleek, soft-cover publication edited by Sarah-Claire Picton and designed by Hanno Van Zyl.
From taking pictures on his aunt’s camera in primary school to being awarded a photography fellowship by the Magnum Foundation, Sipho Mpongo shares his inspiring story.
Our final list as part of Photography Month is a forward looking one focused on long-term and ongoing photographic projects – some of them have just begun, others have spanned entire photographic careers and a few are now complete.
Sipho Mpongo’s documentary style photographs capture a sense of innocence and inherent optimism for the future beneath surface social complexities.
Last week #RhodesFell. Sipho Mpongo was there to photograph the buildup to and monumental removal of the statue.
They may be young, but these 9 photographers have vision, ambition and distincly recognisable styles – we’re excited to see what they’ve got in store for us next.
A beautiful art performance, hand painted signage and typography spotted all over Johannesburg and the phys ed coaches of your dreams.
We chat to Sipho Mpongo, Sean Metelerkamp and Wikus de Wet to find out how the Twenty Journey has shaped them and their perceptions of SA and its people.
Today we’re looking at some figures in dreamlike landscapes, portraits of models paired with every day scenes, and a psychedelic interpretation of CT.
Today we’re watching a delightful animated music video directed by Sebastian Borckenhagen, looking at things that Ruann Coleman bent himself and listening to a (very) sneak preview of Desmond and the Tutus’ upcoming album. ONE – The video for Miami Horror’s new single Wild Motion (Set It Free), directed […]
Today we’re looking at some delightfully offbeat diptych photographs, an art installation in the making using 5000 recycled plastic bottles and a series of pen and watercolour portraits.
As South Africa reaches 20 years of democracy, three young photographers will document their findings on a cross-country trip called the ‘Twenty Journey’.
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!