The Butcher’s FRIDAY CUT

Another week has passed and Friday couldn’t have come soon enough. I hope you enjoy todays Cut and that a certain ad hasn’t killed it for you. For those of you heading to U2 tonight, enjoy and I secretly hate you. To everyone else have a fantastic weekend. CLICK HERE […]

Update: Thelma van Rensburg

Update: Thelma van Rensburg

We’ve featured a few of Thelma‘s artworks before. This is her latest work. She is currently in the running for One Small Seed’s Selected Creatives competition.

Black Coffee Directed by Chloe Coetsee

Black Coffee Directed by Chloe Coetsee

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBALcZTs6fM[/youtube] This piece is a fashion film directed by Chloe Coetsee of Fringe, a collective of directors hand picked for their diverse talent and skills by production company Bouffant. The film is for SA fashion house Black Coffee‘s installation at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. It […]

Leather Gallery

The Leather Gallery conceptualized by Sheldon Lotter

“Leather Gallery was formed in March 2005 with its members having 60 years combined experience in the furniture industry, both locally and internationally. The members and associates have been involved in manufacturing, distributing and exporting furniture for 22 years to 17 countries, the larger countries being the United Kingdom, Europe, […]

Geely MK TV Ad

Geely MK TV Ad

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmfxPzNLgj8[/youtube] The new car brand in South Africa, Geely (who are the new global owners of Volvo) have 2 models currently in South Africa, the MK sedan and the MK2 hatch. Created by Halo.

Featured: Hanro Havenga

Featured: Hanro Havenga

Hanro Havenga is a ‘freelance-ish’ photographer in Joburg. This is a series of his called Life Through The Fence. About the piece: We were able to break down our walls But there’s still something keeping us apart You can see, smell, study and reach the other side Through the holes […]

1Life Direct TVC

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHsIniw9ews[/youtube] Not the newest ad, but just recently found this on Youtube.  Anyone know who the agency is?

“KAPTIKA” at /A WORD OF ART

Solo show “KAPTIKA” at /A WORD OF ART

A WORD OF ART are hosting “KAPTIKA” a solo show by international artist in residency, ‘TIKA’ 26 February – 8 March 2011 Opening party with guest DJ’S: 26 Feb 8:00pm till late. Remy Gold Spoek Mathambo Binary Chiri Moya To attend the artist walkabout and preview on the 26 Feb […]

Featured: Johno Mellish

Featured: Johno Mellish

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/16858522[/vimeo] Johno Mellish has just started his first year of film school at AFDA in Cape Town. This is some of his photography and two of the short films he made last year. Johno says he picked up a camera middle of last year because he had nothing else to do […]

MANOUCHE - The album launch

MANOUCHE – The album launch

Last month we covered Bia van Deventer for the creation of the CD cover, for the Stellenbosch based gypsy-jazz-band, MANOUCHE (click here to view the post)

aKING – The Runaround

aKING – The Runaround

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6mGcnKjdQE[/youtube] New aKing video by Louis Minnaar.

Anthea Duce for Step Up

Social Contract’s Poster Picks

With all the great overseas artists entertaining you guys these past few weeks, we are sure you are over partied already. Sure enough it never stops, and here is some of the finest posters for this week. Have fun. Posters curated by Social Contract.

Revenge of the Nerds calender 2011

‘Revenge of the Nerds’ by Big Wednesday

“Habari Media is Africa’s biggest online media sales house. Each year they send out a calendar that not only functions as a media rate card, but also a showcase of the rising stars in the online industry. The brief to us was to conceptualise a theme for the 2011 calendar. Based on […]

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Featured: Hilton Qiu

Hilton Qiu is a multidisciplinary artist, designer & photographer working between home (in Hong Kong) and Johannesburg, South Africa. This is the most recent work by Hilton done since December last year. Some in collaboration with Qz Zhang-Cowie and Bruce Cowie of Design is a good idea. Hilton Qiu Limited, […]

FIESTAS by Orijin, for KykNET

FIESTAS by Orijin, for KykNET

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/19703085[/vimeo] Directed by Craig Hunter Parker for Orijin: the opening sequence to the first of the annual awards show, Fiestas, celebrating the best in South African theatre. Credits: Directed by Craig Hunter Parker DOP Mark van Wijk Sound mixing by Juice Audio Produced by Orijin for KykNET, DSTV.