Indonesian-born Kanya Iwana breathes intrigue into imagery


Kanya Iwana is an Indonesian-born multidisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. Her spirited voice can ...

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Travys Owen // Reds, blues, pinks and yellows combine to express the richness of portraits


Travys Owen is a Johannesburg-based photographer and film director with a passion and relentless enthusi...

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The gender-sex bell curve and the myth of progress

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When a beautiful, innocent baby is born we hail; ‘it’s a boy’ or ‘it’s a girl’. The performance begins —You will wear pink and not blue, ...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 2 months ago

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...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 2 months ago

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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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 3 months ago

Brent Manikam’s drawings are expressions of emotions ripening into visual stories


A hand holds out a sprig of flowers. A firm grip, a sad expression, a floral offering… the story of heartbreak told through the prism of a d...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 4 months ago

Discussions on survival as an independent artist in South Africa

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According to the World Economic Forum 15-20 million young Africans are exp...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / Photography / 4 months ago

Photographer Kader Diaby’s sensitivity towards ephemera


A sullen look towards the camera, a veiled head….body painted in vertical lines along the edges…underexposure, a small fading —Kader Diaby’s...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / art&culture / 4 months ago

Self-Portraits – The experimental one-night-only-show in Kingston, Jamaica

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In early August of this year, visual Artists Camille Chedda and ...

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Nkgopoleng Moloi / Photography / 5 months ago

Mpumelelo Buthelezi documents Dryhook recyclers and explores the politics of labour

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Cities are complex and incomplete, they have the potential to be key organising units of our time where people, jobs and ideologies are brou...

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