Cape Town-based art collective, APESH!T YOUTH explores identity by being ‘Aggressively Progressiv’. Hailing from the city’s townships, the eight members use multidisciplinary arts to motivate fellow young creatives whilst providing a platform to represent them. The group uses its platform as a means of support for one another and their […]
The British Council and Twyg are collaborating on an exciting Design Futures storytelling project. Writers, videographers, photographers, multimedia storytellers and audio artists from Malawi, Zambia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa have been invited to apply.
Embellishing an array of idiosyncratic designs, Alien Girl describes her work as ‘an ignorant style with finesse’. She recalls first exploring stick and poke in September 2017, and her first-ever tattoo being a miniature sized rose above her knee. “I really wanted a tattoo for my birthday but I was […]
Afropunk returned to Johannesburg on December 30 and 31 at Constitution Hill, Braamfontein. We saw a diverse group of individuals come together once again this year to honour the year that was and welcome the new one in true South African style. The festival made its first debut at the […]
There are many aspects of this gallery that are worth celebrating – one of them being that it is located outside the tight (and often exclusive) geographic confines of the ‘art scene’ in Cape Town.
There’s more to township cuisine than Mzoli’s
AFROPUNK organisers have announced that the Nigerian artist will no longer be performing at this year’s festival
The group exhibition will run until 16 January 2020 at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town. It displays works by four emerging artists; Adolf Tega, Thembalethu Manqunyana, Robyn Pretorius and Wonder Marthinus.
The two musicians, who make up Darkie Fiction are first-time parents and with three weeks to go until their performance at Afropunk, things are quite hectic.
Having transitioned from writer/editor to director, Kayembe shares that this newly found career is one he sees himself carrying out in the long run.
Zach Louw shares the story of how being an identical twin led him to pursue a career in photography.
The 5th instalment of the historic Fill Up concerts took place this past Sunday at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, North West.
The first hybrid-hotel in Africa has opened it’s doors in Cape Town – owned by one of the continent’s youngest and most successful tourism entrepreneurs, Bheki Dube.
Bombshell, by award-winning director Jay Roach and screenwriter Charles Randolph, tells the explosive story of the women who brought down a powerful media mogul.
Give Love Not Plastic is a self-directed social project by artist Alicia McFadzean which is aimed at encouraging people in South Africa to adopt a zero-plastic mindset when it comes to their purchasing decisions during the festive season.