art&culture

Mosa Mahlaba / art&culture / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 7 months ago

CINEWAX | A Cross Continental Network Nurturing a Love for African Cinema

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Jean Fall is the founder of CINEWAX, a cross continental film network that operates in both Senegal and France. “We want to create a network...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 7 months ago

Faggotry (Embodied) // activating queer spaces with multidisciplinary artist Elijah Ndoumbé

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Summing up everything that Elijah Ndoumbé encompasses is no easy task. The magnitude of their brilliance is enthralling and their approach i...

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Marcia Elizabeth / art&culture / 7 months ago

An Afro Futurist fashion film for Vlisco x AWCA

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Photographer, Art Director and stylist Daniel Obasi's latest offering is the creation of an Afro Futurist fashion film for the eminent texti...

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Chris Soal / art&culture / 7 months ago

Growth fuelled by partnerships and collaborations – Gallery One11

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Interdisciplinary practices within the arts, and even society in general, is one of the symptoms of post-modernism, pushing back at a modern...

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Christa Dee / art&culture / 7 months ago

Pussy on a Plinth // elevating the personal as political through paper-based prints and zines

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Hearing about young, womxn-only collectives in Johannesburg is always a moment of excitement and encouragement for me. It speaks to the impo...

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