art&culture

Gemma Hart / art&culture / 1 month ago

FNB JHB Art Fair // the Culture of Capitalism and Complexities of Autonomy

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Clinks of champagne glasses and soft murmurs reverberated around the lofty sky-matrix of steel beams and prefabricated walls. The tenth annu...

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Mukhtara Yusuf // ColabNowNow Storyteller

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Mukhtara Yusuf is a Yoruba Muslim visual artist, designer, storyteller and cultural activist from Nigeria. In my interview with her we discu...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Lindokuhle Nkosi // ColabNowNow storyteller

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ColabNowNow resident Lindokuhle Nkosi shared with me how she views herself as a storyteller. She explained that there isn't a specific point...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Disorient Culture Club

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Disorient Culture Club is a media platform for diaspora creators and anyone interested in exploring the nuances of immigrant cultures. Co-fo...

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A MAZE. // Gaming and Playful Media Festival

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For its 6th year A MAZE. is welcoming African and international game developers, digital activists and digital artists to Johannesburg in or...

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Themba Kriger / art&culture / 1 month ago

Blacksmith Collective is forging a new agency model

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Founded by Diogo Mendonça and Marcus von Geyso, Blacksmith Collective calls itself a production collective rather than a production house. R...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Jacque Njeri on her ‘MaaSci’ series

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Artist and designer Jacque Njeri has always had a close relationship with art, which she expressed through various mediums growing up. She t...

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Sabelo Mlangeni // capturing the confidence and intimacy of LGBTQ communities in South Africa

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Sabelo Mlangeni is a South African photographer who grew up in Mpumalanga. After having lived in Johannesburg for a number of years he retur...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 1 month ago

Dawit L. Petros // place-making and cultural negotiation

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Born in Eritrea and now based in New York, visual artist Dawit L. Petros creates photographic images and installations that engage the possi...

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‘Boys’ by Jemma Rose

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Jemma Rose is an 18-year-old photographer based in Johannesburg. I met up with Jemma about two weeks ago to photograph her for a series I am...

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Binwe Adebayo / art&culture / 1 month ago

Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky goes beyond the braid in a series of fantastical hair sculptures

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A set of hands playing the guitar. A flower vase. A hand holding a phone for a selfie. These are just some of the magical subjects that Ivor...

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Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency // A Conversation with the Artists

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The annual month-long Fak’ugesi residency which continues into the festival aims to support young, African digital makers. This year Dananay...

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