Tag Archive: South Africa

5 gender smashing designers from South Africa you should know

A growing crop of young designers from the continent are defining sexuality on their own terms and rejecting western stereotypes of how and what Africans should be. Take Rich Mnisi, his floating fabrics… Continue reading

Afrofuturist menswear Ikiré Jones

The Afrofuturist menswear brand Ikiré Jones spare no punches in its latest editorial detailing asylum seekers living in Italy. “Did you sneer at your newspaper headlines over a warm breakfast, and curse your… Continue reading

11 African artists to know on Instagram

Following the buzz created from February’s Social Media Week Lagos – now in its fourth year, here is my list of the most interesting African artists to follow on Instagram. Along with Tumblr… Continue reading

South African Performance Artist Athi-Patra Ruga

Performance is one of the most difficult mediums an artist can step into. Riddled with pitfalls there are so many ways work can be misinterpreted or simply lost in translation. This is what… Continue reading

South African Photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa

Legendary South African Photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa recently completed a solo exhibition at New York’s Jack Shainman Gallery last month. Growing up in post-apartheid South Africa, the photographer has been concerned with documenting the… Continue reading