art&culture

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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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 3 months ago

“We Live in Silence” exhibition by Kudzanai Chiurai

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While assisting on set for a portion of the final instalment of Zimbabwean mixed media artist, Kudzanai Chiurai’s, three part series, I anti...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

Inciting a sense of energy and a feeling of action // A conversation about Fak’ugesi’s visual identity

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As a digital innovation festival which hopes to encourage young digital makers to be leaders in technological spheres, the visual identity f...

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ColabNowNow // An exploration of collaboration and art making

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British Council Connect ZA has put together an experimental programme titled ColabNowNow as a way to bring together artists and storytellers...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 3 months ago

Yuki Kobayashi // the New Gender Bending Strawberry

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Yuki Kobayashi is a Japanese visual and performance artist, who uses his male body to explore gender neutrality, question racial stereotypes...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency // Meet 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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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

Visa Street Food Festival // approaching food with a playful yet critical consciousness

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The Visa Street Food Festival has put together a party for your tastebuds in September with Cape Town and Johannesburg playing host to a cel...

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Ana Bagradjans / art&culture / 3 months ago

A GUIDE FOR FAK’UGESI AFRICAN DIGITAL INNOVATION FESTIVAL 2017

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“Iba nesbindi ne-Technology” | “Be Tech Brave” For the fourth time in succession the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival runs fro...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 3 months ago

The Conceptual Art Practice of Lucienne Bestall

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Lucienne Bestall is a conceptual artist and writer based in Cape Town. Growing up in Oranjezicht, her childhood home was big and old, overlo...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 3 months ago

Dusty roads and ocean waves, Moshekwa Langa’s ‘Fugitive’

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As a fine arts student trying to get some insight into what contemporary South African art might be (let’s not open that can of worms though...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 3 months ago

Matt Kay // a spatial investigation with documentary photography

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Matt Kay is a photographer who grew up in the Natal Midlands. After spending some time in Johannesburg studying at the Market Photo Workshop...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

Julie Nxadi // Stories as sonic and visual interruptions

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"My relationship with writing is in its infancy compared to my relationship with storytelling," explains Julie Nxadi. She has always taken t...

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