by Tseliso Monaheng / 27.03.2015 / Al Postman is a natural-born entertainer. He fine tuned his craft by “doing numerous events for a quarter-chicken and chips… and spending four months in a Japanese rainforest!” He always seems to dance to his own beat and his ability to entertain is unmatched. Tseliso Monaheng chats to him on a Cape Town street.
by Samora Chapman / 26.03.2015 / Pastel will be remembered as one of the founders of Durban street art. He was a brother. A friend. A son. A lover. And there is a big gaping hole in everyone’s hearts where he used to be… ‘cos damn, that cat had a HUGE personality. Good bye homey. Travel like the wind.
by Nwabisa Ngumbela / 25.03.2015 / It was through a series of unfortunate circumstances that I found myself back home in Kwazulu, a remote village in the Eastern Cape. When I left over ten years ago, I was certain I would never set foot there again. I had been deeply scarred by the things I had seen. People were being burnt alive, others were found mutilated in cornfields. And the one place (home) that was meant to be my place of refuge was a war zone
by Robyn Perros / Images by Samora Chapman / 19.03.2015 / “Siyabonga Luthuli is a street artist with a beard as thoughtful as his button-up shirt. Every morning he dresses up and walks from his inner-city apartment to set up his studio on the pavement. He clamps down a fresh piece of paper on his easel, looks at my face for a moment and begins outlining my eyes on the clean sheet…”
Hugh Upsher / 18.03.2015 You are the beautiful mess that I keep coming back to. Sometimes I wish you would change, maybe shake off your Grand Slots dependency or kick hard drugs out of
Megan King / Images by Anthea Pokroy / 17.03.2015 "One of the things that artists do," remarks William Kentridge, "is to take things we can't see and make them visible." His five-channel video installation with moving sculpture and
Telford Vice / 13.03.2015 Telford Vice reports from the media trenches at the Cricket World Cup, where a man loses his panama hat in the street while following the Proteas' team bus on its
Mahala High Five Brigade / 12.03.2015 Plastic (One Two Crew) is one of Mzansi's deadliest train writers. The old school Durban writer laid down the law in the early 2000s when he was writing HELP and
Karl Kemp / Images by Pierre Rommelaere / 11.03.2015 "Who are these kids? They can’t possibly be the regressive Afrikaners that people still think inhabit Stellenbosch..." Karl Kemp joins a diverse crowd huddled into amaZink, a township theatre in
Nobhongo Gxolo / Images by Lebo Lukewarm / 09.03.2015 In 2012 The Muffinz were rehearsing in a cramped campus room that had the potential to induce a panic attack if one was claustrophobic. Two years later they were touring
Telford Vice / 06.03.2015 “Of course I don’t have a flight to leave New Zealand, you stupid git. What’s wrong with you - do you not know how a tournament works? Of course you
Mahala High Five Brigade / 05.03.2015 Mahala #mixtape volume two coming right at you with some of the freshest, strangest, flyest music in the atmosphere. New Soko album, Black Moss raps, Haezer doef doef and much
Hugh Upsher / 04.03.2015 Observations and anecdotes from Oranjezicht City Farm Market, aka The Gathering Of The Whites, aka The Small Ugly Dog Convention in the heartichoke of Cape Town.