Christa Dee / Features / 9 months ago

Dillion S. Phiri – Social sculptor shaping African youth


I met up with Dillion S. Phiri, co-founder of Creative Nestlings to chat about the beginnings, evolution and future of Creative Nestlings. ...

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Christa Dee / Features / 10 months ago

Maya the Poet becomes Sho Madjozi!: Tsonga rap and the preservation of home


Maya has always been a writer. She has always been interested in different kinds of writing. However, because she is young and is a woman of...

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Christopher McMichael / Features / 10 months ago

Angel Ho- Energy Without Restraint


In the comic book series The Wicked + The Divine (written by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Jamie McKelvie) ancient gods return to Earth in t...

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Motlatsi / Features / 11 months ago

The brains behind the Boogy: An interview with stylist Lethabo “Boogy” Maboi


My first question for Lethabo, the brains behind the ‘Styled by Boogy’ brand, would effect in an unexpected response.  Her answer was one of...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 11 months ago

Horus Tha God is rapping himself into hip hop’s mythology


Storm clouds crackle and crease, a punctuated thunder. Lightning strikes my eye; lightning strikes my eye. The emerging myth of man and beas...

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Christopher McMichael / Features / 12 months ago

DJ Lag Steps Up


When asked to describe the sound of the Gqom subgenre, DJ Lag doesn’t hesitate- ‘it’s raw and hype.’ Since the beginning of this decade, it ...

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Christa Dee / Features / 1 year ago

Taariq’s got the sauce


"Be like water my friend". This is one of Taariq Latiff's favourite quotes. It also exemplifies the way he has tackled the growth of his Cap...

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Beth Vale / Features / 1 year ago

Hlasko: an artist’s cosmology


As much a cinematographer as a producer, Hlasko’s music spins imagery from sound.  “I look at it like films: the setting, the situation, the...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 1 year ago

Laetitia Lotthé – Beautiful Chaos, A Cross-Continental Experience


Glowing in the soft morning Lisbon light, her radiance exudes beyond the digital screen. Laetitia Lotthé voice echoes in Parisian lilts. Emb...

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Christa Dee / Features / 1 year ago

Bronwyn Katz: Reflections on memory

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"En as die voels sing, kom daar bink straatjies uit die voels se vertjies." (And when the birds sing rays of light stream from their feather...

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Ghost Writer / Features / 1 year ago

Anthony Smith- Waar brand dit?


Anthony Smith, founder of South Africa’s most befokte clothing label, 2Bop, has always lived by his own rules and he’s proving that you don’...

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Motlatsi / Features / 1 year ago

Taking back control over the black imagination: In conversation with Mary Sibande

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It’s a special moment when one is given the opportunity to talk with their heroes. I first met Sophie during her exhibition as the main attr...

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