APESHIT YOUTH Explores Identity & Breaks Preconceptions Attached to Township Living

APESHIT YOUTH Explores Identity & Breaks Preconceptions Attached to Township Living

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 […]

CPT Based Artist, Alien Girl Illuminates Hand Poked Tattoos

CPT Based Artist, Alien Girl Illuminates Hand Poked Tattoos

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 […]

#AfropunkJhb | A Fusion of Fashion, ‘Fros, Food & Funky Music

#AfropunkJhb | A Fusion of Fashion, ‘Fros, Food & Funky Music

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 […]

16 On Lerotholi Gallery Opens in Langa, CPT

16 On Lerotholi Gallery Opens in Langa, CPT

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.