Art and Design

Snatched images turn 'Horsemen' into pretty postcards
Snatched images turn 'Horsemen' into pretty postcards
Thom Pierce’s The Horsemen of Semonkong is arresting in its aesthetic beauty. The riders – men, women and sometimes children – look...
​Un/Settled: The absolution that wasn't, and the meaning of being white today
​Un/Settled: The absolution that wasn't, and the meaning of being white today
We grew up in the years just after apartheid ended and since primary school, we have been told we are children of the rainbow nation. Today there is...
​Joël Mpah Dooh’s latest work explores the idea of collective fragility
​Joël Mpah Dooh’s latest work explores the idea of collective fragility
Cameroonian artist Joël Mpah Dooh’s new work, Since We Last Met, is a “polite” way of introducing some of the trauma he has been processing since his 
Duo takes printing from A to Z
Duo takes printing from A to Z
When the Post-Its exhibition was staged at Constitution Hill in July, the media storm concentrated on Ayanda Mabulu’s painting of Atul Gupta and...
Mazisi Kunene, an epic Zulu poet, is remembered during Poetry Africa
Mazisi Kunene, an epic Zulu poet, is remembered during Poetry Africa
Writer, poet and academic Es’kia Mphahlele once wrote about the damage that the television series Shaka Zulu caused, saying it made a...
FAKA: Making living performance art that flips the script on gender norms
FAKA: Making living performance art that flips the script on gender norms
Fela Gucci and Desire Marea may be the monikers of gender-nonconforming performance artists Thato Ramaisa and Buyani Duma, but the characters were...
The Brother Moves On: Mourning Nkush in a befittingly spectacular occupation
The Brother Moves On: Mourning Nkush in a befittingly spectacular occupation
“This is exactly how we are transforming... how we are transforming issues of redress and the like. Art is learned, in this context.” – (Itai...
#Brangelina has come apart: Here is a pre-BrexPitt timeline of the couple's public relationship
#Brangelina has come apart: Here is a pre-BrexPitt timeline of the couple's public relationship
Activist, actress, lecturer, philanthropist and busy mum 
Ancestors and strong women steer Helen Sebidi's art
Ancestors and strong women steer Helen Sebidi's art
"Culturally, when you would be given a name, you’d be given the name of a hardworking person in the hopes that you would contribute to the society...
A history of violence - Lerato Shadi's work asks: Are we really a 'post' colony?
A history of violence - Lerato Shadi's work asks: Are we really a 'post' colony?
There are moments of extreme discomfort that come with watching performance artist Lerato Shadi’s ...
Wangechi Mutu: Collagist and ‘cultural anomaly’ is returning home after 20 years
Wangechi Mutu: Collagist and ‘cultural anomaly’ is returning home after 20 years
Mutu spoke to author and cultural philosopher Greg Tate before her return to her native country this year, after 20 years in New York. This is...
​The Quiet Violence of Dreams – a double exhibition based on the book
​The Quiet Violence of Dreams – a double exhibition based on the book
“Perhaps we do not fear the scrutiny of daylight enough. I walk because of them (the politicians) and all the ugliness they have left us. But the...
Tech artist bends the net to create decolonial, spiritual therapy for the digital age
Tech artist bends the net to create decolonial, spiritual therapy for the digital age
Tabita Rezaire gives warm, sincere hugs. She’s a head taller than my 1.60m and is not bothered by my pyjamas and slippers when I visit her...
It's Turbine Art Fair time again in downtown Johannesburg
It's Turbine Art Fair time again in downtown Johannesburg
The Turbine Art Fair features a main exhibition of work by Spanish master Francisco Goya next to South African artist Diane Victor’s work.
The rise of citizen-led design as an answer to century-old models
The rise of citizen-led design as an answer to century-old models
During the What Design Can Do conference held in Amsterdam...

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