Themba Kriger / art&culture / 3 weeks ago

Africa Games Week – Shining a spotlight on African game development


The inaugural Africa Games Week takes place between the 28th of November and the 2nd of December 2018 at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Tow...

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Exploring, Undermining and Disrupting architectures of dominance

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Memorials aren’t memories. They have motives. They are historical. They are not history itself - Nate Dimeo Cities evolve and grow ove...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 weeks ago

Who writes his_tory? Unfuk the record // collectively amending the digital archive


History has most widely been told by cis, het white men. The spoils go to the victor, and when we think about the history of colonization - ...

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Queering apartheid | ‘I NDEX:XY’ by Roelof Petrus van Wyk digs through the archives of Scope magazine


An archive collected and carefully preserved for 10 years. Scope magazine. The tropes of the glamour model. Boobs, it’s all about the boobs....

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 weeks ago

Boda Boda Lounge Project // Video art and Soft Pow(ers)

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Boda Boda Lounge project is a cross-continental video art festival that will take place at over 15 spaces across the African continent from ...

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Flying Fish Presents for the first time ever the Flavour Odyssey


The Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey pops off on the 25th November with much anticipated tropical elementation and Afro-chic. The event will comp...

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From Cybergothic to Acid Communism- ‘K-Punk’ by Mark Fisher


Mark Fisher, the British writer and theorist who tragically passed away last year, was probably our greatest diagnostician of this boring dy...

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‘Not African Enough’ // A Quest to Shifting Aesthetics and the Narrative of African Fashion


‘’As Africans embrace the discomfort of a re-emerging self-esteem, new generations of Africans are taking back the ability to name, prioriti...

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Black women and their hair as seen through the lens of architecture and design

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Throughout history, black women’s hair has been (and continues to be) theorised, politicised, mystified and exoticised… but rarely is it cel...

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The female artist fighting for the ‘normalisation’ of Kurdish women’s identities in a world littered with coloniality


Multi-disciplinarian Evar Hussayni is based and works from London. She works as a curator and in addition to this she is completing her MA s...

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Nicholas Hlobo’s ‘Isango’ uses Copper as a Key to Another State of Being


Copper and conductivity. A different reality. A portal. The key. A spiritual awakening. The medium as key. Copper laden pathways to another ...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 2 months ago

‘Anciens Dieux, Nouvel Énigmes – Old Gods, New Enigmas’ illuminates tensions around the politics of display

Strange Butterfly II, Hilary Balu Kuyangiko, 2018, technique acrylique et grattage sur toile, 170cm × 140cm

Through its project space; The Point of Order, the Wits School of Art is set to present a show; Anciens Dieux, Nouvel Énigmes - Old Gods, Ne...

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