Matthew Krouse is the arts editor of the Mail & Guardian, a position he has held since 1999. He has edited two anthologies: Positions (Steidl, Jacana Media 2010) about artists engaging with politics in South Africa today, and The Invisible Ghetto (GMP, 1994) a compilation of creative writing about gender. His essays have appeared in collected works about arts and culture here and abroad. He has worked in the theatre for over a decade as an actor, writer and senior publicist at the Market Theatre.
A deep look into history through stark studio portraits of South Africans.
From scouring Twitter to braaiing burgers, curator Roberta Coci speaks to the M&G about puting the pieces of this year's FoodWineDesign Fair together.
Hand made avant-garde rings created by one of South Africa's most talented jewellery designer, Carine Terreblanche.
The message from the star of a popular food programme is that good food can be found in the humblest surroundings.
The longevity of the Out in Africa festival,is a miracle on a homophobic continent — and in a country with constitutional protections.
Sleek lines and a magical finish give Xavier Lust's Credence an otherworldly presence.
Donna Kukama is tired of the gallery space — but she intends to stay inside the system and to make the most of it by subverting it.
Donna Kukama - winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Performance Art - speaks to the M&G about breaking a leg and "being f***ing real".
A chance trip to the shopping haven of 44 Stanley Avenue in Jo'burg, brought me into contact with something quite unexpected.
Some of Jo'burg's buildings have become meaningful markers for people in need of a sense of belonging in the alienating metropolis.