In our third instalment of the art series, we look at the internationally acclaimed visual artist, Faith 47’s expressive murals.
In essence, the role of photography in society is to capture memories, but like any other form of art, photography is meant to make you feel something. Thus, photographers carry the responsibility of being able to narrate a story through the medium.
PHFAT teams up with production trio Ganja Beatz for his latest single “My Lady”.
For four weeks, youth from Vrygrond and volunteers from San Francisco have been building a sculpture made out of recycled materials such as wooden pallets and steel.
The intention behind the portraits is to use public art as a way of uniting Capetonians – and to inspire people to work towards uplifting under-resourced communities.
To put this project together, students were taken into the Observatory neighbourhood to draw typical buildings; which were then translated into shapes and in turn translated into the mural designed by Lorenzo.
BŪJIN [ Dani Kyengo O’Neill] is a South African sonic performer, producer and sound artist whose work predominates live performance, composition, collaboration, production, dj-ing, sound installation and sonic based research.
Epic Hikes was born from a wanderlust passion for the outdoors, adventure and the fulfilment attained in exploring them.
‘A3E’ short for Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme aims to give unrepresented, young and emerging artists[creators] a platform to present their work to an upscale audience.
It is important to note that not all funding is created equally. Which is not to say that some options are necessarily better, but it’s important to read the fine print.
Online streaming platform Apple Music teams up with various African and international leading designers.
Genfiddich, the world’s most awarded single malt whiskey, teamed up with Andpeople to create the first live billboard bar to tour South Africa, the Challengers Club. Originally the campaign would inspire young mavericks to explore the possibilities available, but the result is a maverick feat in and of itself.
Cape Town based singer-songwriter, and dancer, Yanga ‘Yaya’ Madlala recently released the music video for his single titled ‘S16 (Sulphur) Movement Piece’. The music video was shot at Shine Studio, based in the vibrant suburb of Braamfontein in central Johannesburg.
Nikki expresses that her work is usually very happy, with pretty colours and a lot of flowers. For ‘Tragic Alphabet’, she decided to step out of her comfort zone and away from her usual happy, colourful work; and focus on the death scenes of the operas.
Zana explores and engages with identity, time, conflict and diversity as the core themes of her work.