Gift Banda’s photography is beautifully textured with rich colours and cohesive compositions. He is inspired by music, spirituality and the process of creating something.
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 […]
We take a look at Adeolu Osibodu’s top Instagram posts. The Nigerian photographer and photo artist has a distinctly African style that seems to reflect his experiences. Our list is not a definitive claim of the 5 best images from Osibodu but rather five of the best images that reveal […]
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 […]
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 […]
The [CROP] Project is using the power of collaboration, art & photography to not only disrupt, but to empower & promote positive change in South Africa.
Incomplete Gesture is a self-published zine by photographers Deena Dinat and Ezio Fok that explores the city of Joburg.
Gender fluidity and fashion Julian Oldenburg and Ruan Eloff created an alternative take on the traditional fashion shoot in a recent college assignment. Julian is a student at the Orms’ Cape Town School of Photography (CTSP), which aims to be an “incubator for photographic brilliance and a nurturer of an innovative […]
Bianca Buisman is a freelance documentary photographer, art director and designer with a passion for music and exploring. As young girl she was obsessed with capturing every little thing as she did not trust her memory. She was convinced that if she didn’t save every moment on film, it would […]
Ndivhu Mushanganyisi is a filmmaker and photographer based in Johannesburg. The subject matter of her stills images is diverse and ranges from clean, minimalist portraits to smoky and evocative scenes captured at live performances. Glimpses into the city by night and grainy street views are other elements found in her […]
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 […]
Unscrambling Africa is a project dreamed up by a group of friends to document African urbanity. Kenyan-born Josh Kisamwa and Mutua Matheka, along with Joe Were and Lulu Kitolo, raised funds through a Kickstarter campaign (watch the video here) to launch an epic road trip to a number of African cities. […]
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 […]
Designer, Dome who’s no stranger to the South African hip hop scene having worked with some of the biggest artists in the country has decided to introduce his new solo project, the Project One clothing collection under Denim by Dome since. Dome is coming off designing the Nasty C x […]
In a recent interview with Cape Town-born artist, Zarah Cassim, she shares insights into her ongoing creative process and her perspectives on living abroad. “The reality we perceive exists in multiple layers” We featured Zarah in an article a few years ago, shortly after her graduation from UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine […]