Features

Christa Dee / Features / 9 months ago

Dillion S. Phiri – Social sculptor shaping African youth

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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?

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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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