The Witchery Workspace launched 05 March 2020, forming a new type of work setting designed with women in mind.
During the first month, the Luminaries received mentoring sessions with the programme directors and worked through their first creative brief.
The Lampost Luminaries fellowship is aimed at supporting previously disadvantaged womxn to gain industry training and experience to launch their professional careers and make their mark on the narrative shaping visual storytelling.
Ubumnyama Bam is a collection of self-portraits, which began in 2019. Through the project, she stresses that self-love goes deeper than the commercial messages we see in mainstream media.
The event promises to be a celebration of beauty and femininity as over 40 burlesque dancers take to the stage in all their feathered finery. The Grand Exhibition will highlight top burlesque talent in Cape Town, ranging from seasoned professional solo-artists to Cape Town’s longest-standing burlesque companies.
Today, we celebrate International Day of the Girl Child and the theme for 2019 is GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable.
During this period, musical artist Matinino created a song, titled ‘WOMAN’, with a message intended to remind women of their incredible strength, perseverance and courage.
The 25-year-old’s work is centred on feminism, masculinity and nostalgia. She hopes to evoke the qualities of childlikeness and innocence in the garments she creates.
Ntila explores multiple paths of visual storytelling; from directing to video work – in most of her photographs she uses herself as the primary subject.
Cole Ndelu is a Johannesburg based conceptual, portrait and fashion photographer who describes her work as “fashion documentary”, and describes herself as a visual communicator mainly because she uses visuals as a medium to tell stories.
Sisterhood and solidarity: An Ode to High School and Coming of Age South African feminist sleepwear and intimates brand, Koeksuster, recently shot its biggest campaign yet, a fashion film directed by Thea Small. The project explores the theme of sisterhood and solidarity and the creative team consider it an ode to […]
A review of the collection of essays and reflections, Feminism Is, by notable South Africans including Pumla Dineo Gqola, Danielle Bowler, Rebecca Davis and more.
Taking place later this year, the new film fest is aimed at disrupting South Africa’s under representation of women storytellers in cinema.
Woman is a Word is a brand new lookbook by feminist fashion designer Taku Dlamini and aims to challenge mainstream representation of women.
From a shift in presidency to an exploration of Sarah Baartman’s life at Design Indaba and the black women artists presenting at Cape Town Art Fair, Stefanie Jason recaps on the week that was in the city.