art&culture

Christa Dee / art&culture / 3 months ago

Virtual worlds and their potential to affect real life attitudes towards environmental concerns

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Every fantasy world needs carefully-crafted environments for characters to roam. The art of envisioning a world that does not exist, and the...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 4 months ago

Autodidacts & Associates Introduces a new Headwear Capsule ‘kaas’, sharing their perspective on the untold narratives of Mitchell’s Plein

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Muted tones. Desaturated colours. The word kaas on caps and cricket hats. Washing lines carefully coated with white articles of clothing. A ...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 months ago

Multimedia artist Sondra Perry on technology and identity

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Multimedia artist Sondra Perry's most recent exhibition at the Bridget Donahue Gallery speaks to the larger thematic explorations that tie a...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

School of Anxiety // Processes of (Un)learning in Collaborative Art Praxis

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“Whoever has learned to be anxious in the right way has learned the ultimate.” ― Søren Kierkegaard The School of Anxiety (SoA) is posi...

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Gemma Hart / art&culture / 4 months ago

Strategies for Survival – An Arts Course Countering Histories of Erasure

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“Reading silences, rereading denials, deciphering edited out material and actively pouring over existent African Studies scholarship about i...

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Mosa Mahlaba / art&culture / 4 months ago

Medrar for Contemporary Art – A Platform for New Egyptian Artists

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A series of summer workshops held at the faculty of Art Education at Helwan University in Egypt set in motion the coming together of art pra...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 4 months ago

The Fantastic Agency – Cape Town’s New Model and Talent Agency is all about self-love, support and heterogeneous casting

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The Fantastic Agency first opened its doors in January of this year, baring Capetonians originality and a neoteric array of faces on its tan...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 4 months ago

Multimedia artist Ruth Angel Edwards on tracing and revealing the “sub” in culture.

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Ruth Angel Edwards is a multimedia artist whose work explores the communication of ideology through pop culture, drawing from mainstream and...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 4 months ago

Thinking about de-gendering as a route to personhood

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So the first time I encountered the term ‘cisgender’ was on my colourful Twitter timeline. Some troll was ignorantly spewing his privilege a...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 months ago

In Light of What We Write // A multisensory literary experience

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Hosted at YoungBloodAfrica's Beatiful Life Building, one of Cape Town's cultural and artist hubs, the literary event In Light of What We Wri...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 4 months ago

Transdisciplinary conversations on the realities of urbanness // Dr Njoki Ngumi to take part in the African Mobilities’ Johannesburg Exchange

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Dr Njoki Ngumi wears many hats in roles that stretch across various fields. As a result the word she uses to describe herself is "maker", em...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 4 months ago

REFUGE – A Project Verbalizing the lived experiences of Refugees Cross Continentally

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Playwright, Amy Jephta, and director and writer, Paul Blinkhorn, have reached the second stage of their project – REFUGE. The project came t...

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