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The movement maverick: ​Mamela Nyamza

“I must deliver a work that not only speaks to me and the world but one that speaks to the issues that our country is facing".

Into the abyss of bureaucracy

Thandazile Radebe’s commissioned dance piece Sabela darkly explores how identity can be used to exclude

SA Young Artist Award winners expand on their new work

With the euphoria of winning, the South African Young Artist Award winners ponder over their new works.

Essop brothers’ exhibit probes stereotypes, violence and anonymity

The award-winning duo have put together a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting society’s tendency to perceive Muslim men as one and the same.

Sebokeng dancing star Luyanda Sidiya gets ‘recognised among giants’

Dancer and artistic director Luyanda Sidiya has expressed his joys at taking the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year prize for dance.

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The Argentinian Cultural Week features a line-up of dance performances, theatre production, exhibitions and music collaborations.

Shepherd hopes Standard Bank award allows more SA shows

Standard Bank's Young Artist of the Year for Jazz Kyle Shepherd may only be 26 but his music and discography makes him something of a veteran.

Donna Kukama: Life is a laughing matter

Donna Kukama is tired of the gallery space — but she intends to stay inside the system and to make the most of it by subverting it.

Chatting to Standard Bank’s young artist winner Donna Kukama

Donna Kukama - winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Performance Art - speaks to the M&G about breaking a leg and "being f***ing real".

Talent that needs no kick-start

Some Standard Bank Young Artist laureates are too successful for their awards, argues Percy Zvomuya.

Art industry’s brightest new stars

M&G arts editor Matthew Krouse picks the brains of five winners of the 2013 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards.

Breaking free

Princess Zinzi Mhlongo is the Standard Bank Young Artist award winner for drama in 2012. She spoke to <b>Matthew Krouse</b>.

Standard Bank young artists get booked

At this year's National Arts Festival sponsor Standard Bank celebrates 25 years of its Young Artist Awards with an exhibition and a panel discussion.

Finding the plot

An award-winning sculptor's work redefines African masculinity, writes Anthea Buys.

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