art&culture

Motlatsi / art&culture / 2 years ago

Sewing black history back on to the streets – in conversation with Nkuli Mlangeni, founder of The Ninevites.

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The Ninevites was a resistance movement who scoured the South African frontier during the late 1900s. Having started the collective under Th...

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 2 years ago

Just for the Drama: A Trip through the Nu-Flex Party Archive 2006–2008

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We’ve become expert archivists of our lives after dark.  At nightclub entrances and dotted across our dancfloors are clusters of partygoers ...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 2 years ago

The Kalashnikovv Gallery; rise of the underdogs championing the blue-chip outsiders

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The Kalashnikovv Gallery is a hyper-vigilant and rebellious art movement born out of punches in order to roll differently within the cut-thr...

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SECTOR – Uncharted Territory

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The South African comic book industry is growing at a fast rate.  Local writers and artists like Lauren Beukes, Dale Halvorsen and Jason Mas...

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USB SOUNDSYSTEM – Journeys in Three Songs

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Last October, BubblegumClub (in collaboration with WeHeartBeat) hosted the first in an ongoing series of cultural experiments. For the USB S...

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Skattie Celebrates – Spotlight on Rose Gelderblom Waddilove

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Fashion and design website Skattie has been piloting a new way to give emerging artists exposure with their  Celebrates parties. The concept...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 2 years ago

Who is the Honey? Making sense of the complexity within Black youth identity

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The most striking aspect about the Tumblr Blog, The Honey, is that our protagonist is many things to her viewer. Her identity is intricate a...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 2 years ago

The subversive love of Nolan Oswald Dennis’ Furthermore

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Nolan Oswald Dennis’ current exhibition, titled Furthermore, at the Goodman Gallery in Cape Town resists (neo)colonial logics of closure and...

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Post Print Zine – Hidden Structures

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Mathema is a new limited edition zine, produced by Vatic Studio in collaboration with artist Jake Michael Singer. The lush publication is a ...

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Motlatsi / art&culture / 2 years ago

The People versus the Rainbow Nation; In conversation with Lebogang Rasethaba

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Motlatsi Khosi (MK): “The People versus the Rainbow Nation” is a striking title that draws one deeply to this trailer. It suggests, to those...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 2 years ago

Alma Martha, she’s not your mother; the unibrow to highbrow art practice

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Alma Mater Martha is the unibrow to highbrow art practice, rebelling against predefined forms of practice and codified systems of meaning-ma...

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Joshua Williams – Space, Movement, Memory

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Joshua Williams is a young Cape Town artist who works in painting, photography and sculpture. His focus on space and walls has a subtle, but...

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