Recent Posts

Chris Soal / art&culture / 45 minutes ago

Interwoven Narratives in the work of Alexis Peskine

Aljana Moons Doudou. Image courtesy Alexis Peskine.

Alexis Peskine is an internationally renowned artist attracting a lot of attention for his incredible large-scale portraits of powerful blac...

Read More
Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 20 hours ago

Gender Identity. Alien Invasion – its_leal_


Leal is a young illustrator and street artist from Johannesburg currently residing in Cape Town. Their choice of subject matter varies to en...

Read More
Christa Dee / fashion / 23 hours ago

Sindiso Khumalo // cross-continent textile design


Tropical prints for flowing satin frocks. Multicoloured striped jumpsuits with delicate ruffle sleeves. Summer will definitely appreciate be...

Read More
Christa Dee / Features / 1 day ago

Digitized imaginings of new cities and their effects on rights to the city


Cities are alive. In the same way that bodies renew themselves by creating new cells, so are buildings, streets and whole areas refurbished,...

Read More

Stark flatness, pale skylines, muddy whites – The Architectural Paintings of Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi


Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi was born in New York City and finished her art studies abroad before settling in South Africa. Inhabiting the role of a ...

Read More
Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 days ago

Sound as a map and an archive


Sound. The vibrations that travel through the air (or another medium) that can be heard when in contact with a person's eardrum. Nigerian ar...

Read More
Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 days ago

The theatrical, fantastical and figurative take centre stage with fabric creations


Siwa Mgoboza's recent work explores difference and belonging, which is strongly tied to his personal experiences growing up abroad and later...

Read More
Marcia Elizabeth / Features / 5 days ago

The youngins – up and coming creatives on the Capetonian art vista and their thoughts


Cape Town has been described as a union of culture, cuisine, and landscapes. "There's nowhere quite like Cape Town, a singularly beautiful c...

Read More
Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 days ago

‘Buying Black’ by Tanlume Enyatseng

collage 2

Originally titled Crazy Boy, Tanlume Enyatseng explained that changing the title to Buying Black as it makes an unswerving political link to...

Read More
Christa Dee / art&culture / 6 days ago

Lee Mokobe – slam poet, TED Fellow and LGBTQ activist


“As a performing artist, it is my duty and passion to be able to document life experiences and speak up against injustices. As a slam poet, ...

Read More


Sign up for Bubblegum Club reports, news & exclusive invites to our events.