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Lerato Shadi: The body, the land and the toll of unsung labour

The artist continues to give voice to unrecognised labour through her expanding practice that includes durational performance, installation and video work

The Portfolio: Geoff Dyer

In this extract from But Beautiful, the writer Geoff Dyer reflects on how photographs ‘work on you’

Black liberation dreaming: Nolan Oswald Dennis’s digital essay game ‘a sun.black’

Nolan Oswald Dennis’s digitial essay game, ‘a sun.black’, keeps all options available as it examines decolonisation

Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’

It has displays covering art, history, dinosaurs, nuclear energy, craftwork and music as well as live animals, for it is also a zoo

ByLwansta: Walking in the shadow of DOOM

Rapper, producer, designer and ardent DOOM fan ByLwansta shares the influence the masked villain had on his craft

The rhyme and reason behind DOOM’s villainy

Hip-hop auteur Daniel Dumile’s rapping was fuelled by a remarkable erudition, his multiple characters broaching diverse topics with a beguilling playfulness

The story as a creative psychological quest

To combat anxiety in a disrupted, pandemic-riddled world, it’s better to channel creativity into storytelling, art and design than into conspiracy theories

‘Kartografi’: The testing of our boundaries

Scott Eric Williams's new art project challenges our ideas of mapping, moving into philosophical territory

Don’t Miss: An update of in-person and virtual events

From ballet, to art exhibitions to podcasts, there’s plenty on offer in the cultural world to capture your attention this weekend

Picking up threads from the cutting room floor

Lesiba Mabitsela’s multidisciplinary project interrogates the influence of modernity through examining the intersections between fashion and architecture

Don’t Miss: A weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From art exhibitions to live jazz, we’ve got your weekend programming sorted

How the Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation promotes ‘slow’ looking

The new Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation compels visitors to contemplate and luxuriate in art, writes Mary Corrigall

Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From art exhibitions to film festivals, we’ve got your entertainment covered this weekend to the next

Don’t Miss: Our roundup of this week’s virtual and in-person events

From live music by the Reza Khota Quartet in Gugulethu to J.Bo’s live, online event, there’s plenty of culture to keep you entertained

Black futures in the age of apocalypse

Curating the End of the World deploys Afrofuturism to respond to Covid-19, anti-black violence and capitalism

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