Art and Design

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...
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...
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...
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.
SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape
SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape
May is Africa Month and, as is the case with Women’s Month, it is only useful if it functions as more than an opportunity to “celebrate” and...
The Portfolio: Madoda Mkhobeni
The Portfolio: Madoda Mkhobeni
I’ve been working on a series about Johannesburg trolley pullers for a decade now. One day, it just so happened that I was coming from Fordsburg...
Creating black art collectors
Creating black art collectors
According to the 2018...
Weaving the last threads of a dying art
Weaving the last threads of a dying art
Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco’s brocade master weavers, has been repeating the same gestures for 63 years in his dilapidated workshop...
Invincible yet still mercurial
Invincible yet still mercurial
Although Albert Adams has had a number of posthumous retrospectives, the current one, entitled Albert Adams — An Invincible Spirit,...
Black Art: Its place in the sun
Black Art: Its place in the sun
Art critiquing, similar to curating, is a sophisticated skill that requires understanding even when one is simply out of one’s depth with a...

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