Art and Design

“The earth is full of heavenly bodies everywhere”
“The earth is full of heavenly bodies everywhere”
Skies are rarely the dominant feature in Hemelliggaam or The Attempt To Be Here...
More things in heaven and on Earth than are dreamt of
More things in heaven and on Earth than are dreamt of
Hemelliggaam or the Attempt To Be Here Now, is a project by Tommaso Fiscaletti and Nic Grobler that makes connections between the...
The abject are the subject
The abject are the subject
“We tend to interpret portraits as though we were reading something inherent in the person portrayed … We easily link the...
Why David Koloane could not be taught
Why David Koloane could not be taught
Many artists have been known and remembered for their attitudes rather than their works. But not David Ntubu Koloane. Over the years, hundreds of...
James Barnor: 'I’m finally getting recognition'
James Barnor: 'I’m finally getting recognition'
What unfolded in London? Was it what you expected?
Photographer James Barnor – Ever Young at 90
Photographer James Barnor – Ever Young at 90
Born on June 6 1929, Ghanaian photographer James Barnor celebrated his 90th birthday this month. His story as an African photographer in the world...
Lady Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
Lady Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
The Bible says that when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the land of milk and honey, he had been told to do so by the Lord, who...
Trawling the streets of Asia for food
Trawling the streets of Asia for food
In a time when class lines are widening and people exist in smartphone silos, “street food is one of the few things left that glues people...
The Portfolio: Phumlani Pikoli
The Portfolio: Phumlani Pikoli
There’s something to be said about how our interests affect the way that we view the world. The moment I started skating as a kid, something...
Moving encounters with misfits and megastars
Moving encounters with misfits and megastars
Since 1982, the year in which Billy Monk’s only photo exhibition took place and the year of his death, he has been known as a photographer for a...
Our starch cravings date back to cave dwellers
Our starch cravings date back to cave dwellers
Starches have been dietary staples for even longer than we thought. Archaeological evidence now confirms that humans have been cooking plant...
Portia Zvavahera: In the world — but not of it
Portia Zvavahera: In the world — but not of it
We’re all dead. Indifferent to the tribulations of the world because it only gets worse, especially if you are a black womxn. This is the sense I...
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
I was out on assignment when I got a call asking me if I could go to Somalia with the World Food Programme (WFP) the following week. With a million...
Queer maketh camp
Queer maketh camp
Last week, guests of the Met Gala honoured the invitation by adorning their bodies in too much of everything — and then more.

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