art&culture

Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

Conversations and analysis with filmmaker Salomon Lighthelm

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Salomon Lighthelm is a South African director currently residing in New York with his family. Lighthelm started his career in music and soun...

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Binwe Adebayo / art&culture / 2 months ago

RUKA: Blending URL and IRL with Zimbabwean artist Nontsikelelo Mutiti

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The braiding of black women’s hair is no simple weekend outing. And as has been shown in more open, public discussions about black hair amon...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months ago

UKIYO || Floating World

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Gabriella Achadinha introduced me to the term UKIYO - うきよ - 'The Floating World' in the dance and fashion film that she co-directed with Ali...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 2 months ago

Surface – there’s more than meets the eye

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The art one tends to encounter in alleyways generally consists of graffiti and street art, with the small possibility of some sort of urban-...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

427 Wieners – a film by Talya Galasko

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427 Wieners has been unpublished up until today. This short film by Talya Galasko has female empowerment at its core and is aimed at changin...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 2 months ago

Masixole Ncevu – capturing city living

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Masixole Ncevu creates work in charcoal and video, but his photography is taking centre sage at the moment. Having moved to Johannesburg fro...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 2 months ago

The JAG under conceptual (re)construction: A review of Ângela Ferreira’s South Facing exhibition.

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Buildings mark the moments in our history where a people thrived.  Ângela Ferreira’s “South Facing” is the exhibition that marks an importan...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 2 months ago

Elizaveta Rukavishnikova – seeing the colour of sound

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Elizaveta Rukavishnikova is a Russian born artist currently residing in Johannesburg. Her art functions as a mirror and is rooted in what sh...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 3 months ago

Turbine Art Fair 2017 // The Red Edifice of Cultural Display

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An iconic red roof rests on brick and mortar in the midst of the bustling city. A mammoth giant. The glass and steel structure extends into ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

“Our very coming together is political” – Octavia poetry collective

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Poetry offers an avenue for being heard, for travelling through space and time as well as allowing one to construct an understanding of self...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 3 months ago

Unity Skateboarding- the queer Skate Company building a league of rainbow riders

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San Francisco Bay artist, Jeffrey Cheung who is also known as a master of zines, established Unity Skateboarding in February 2017. Southern ...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 months ago

Hasan and Husain Essop – Refuge

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Being 21st century visual artists is a challenge enough on its own! But add trying to tag “ambassador for your faith” on to that and that’s ...

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