Tag: Photography

ASICS K.O Fashion Piece
10and5, Fashion, Photography

ASICS K.O Fashion Piece

The Asics K.O fashion piece was recently shot in downtown Joburg, telling the story about K.O and welcoming him into the Asics team that was behind the shoot. The shoot was done at an abandoned building in the city. It is a rad fashion / performance piece made up of […]
Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships
Africa, Art, Events, Joburg, Location, Self-Starters, Uncategorized, Young South Africa

Bicycle Stokvel Empowering The Youth of East Rand Townships

Bicycle Stokvel was established by a collective of passionate youths who share an interesting love for cycling and their immediate communities. It began on the grounds of introducing and further advancing the culture of the arts in the townships of East Rand, Johannesburg. The project was founded to make a […]
Black Queer Identity Explored in House of Realness Photo Series by Sipho Gongxeka
Art, Clothing, Fashion, Location, Photography

Black Queer Identity Explored in House of Realness Photo Series by Sipho Gongxeka

This project began with a casual conversation between myself (Sipho Gongxeka) and Thato Ramaisa (aka Fela Gucci.) We were interested in the role that fashion and clothing plays in queer culture in township communities. Particularly, how certain stereotypes are perpetuated. For instance, how one’s character, masculinity, gender and sexuality can […]
Talking photography with Nigeria’s Noma. O
Interviews, Photography

Talking photography with Nigeria’s Noma. O

Lagos-based artist and photographer Noma Osula’s images focus on “contradictions, complexities, dark humour, forms, awkward gestures”. He speaks about his admiration for photography and how it is inspired by Nigerian culture and traditions. Did you study photography or art at university? Who or what was the first subject in front […]
‘Re-stitching Culture’ &  ‘DriftArt’ – Exhibitions on at the KZNSA Gallery
Art, exhibition

‘Re-stitching Culture’ &  ‘DriftArt’ – Exhibitions on at the KZNSA Gallery

There are currently two exhibitions on show at the KZNSA Gallery: The first exhibition in the Mail Gallery allows you to take a trip around the world with ‘Re-stitching Culture: Indigenous Dolls of South Africa, Australia and Canada’.  Encountering Countenance, ‘Re-Stitching Culture’ reclaims traditional practice, explores health and well-being, and […]