Nadine Botha

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Where hypervisibility meets true transformation in the arts

Twelve women curators speak of the challenges of being top decision-makers in South Africa’s art world.

Curated retail is the antidote

Luxury shopping at the V&A's Watershed and Zeitz Museum is not about price tags but rather authenticity and limited editions.

Changing the world of art – to click or not to click?

Clicktivism - can logging into a website and adding your name to a petition really change the world of art?

Tokolos Stencil Collective: ‘Crap’ art designed to unsettle

Guerilla art group Tokolos Stencil Collective poses dirty challenges to audiences and the art gallery.

Spill the coffee beans and get people talking

A machine that is “definitely not the most efficient way to dispense coffee beans into packages” has been unveiled at the Truth HQ in Cape Town.

Things of beauty: Rock girl benches

India Baird is a human rights lawyer who has taken the bench out of the courtroom and installed it in public spaces to create safe areas for women.

Rhode to fame well travelled

Incognito, he uses South Africa's streets as his canvas – but his path to renown was international.

Put money where your mouth is

Jules Mercer spares no expense in curating her marvellous feasts in the most unlikely venues.

Creativity, allure and inspiration

There was no shortage of beautiful things at this year’s Design Indaba Expo.

Stepping on toes

Leanie van der Vyver says her designs are a reaction to the things that bother her about modern society.

Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock

Woodstock is the go-to place for creatives who don’t have money to set up shop in the City Bowl.

Art with a black heart

The new Cape Town exhibition from a cult artists' collective delves into Africa's war-torn history.

Press Releases

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention