by Samora Chapman / 26.11.2014 / Introducing Wes van Eeden, a multidisciplinary artist from Durban town, who plays with colour like he was cutting down rainbows and redistributing the pieces to the people. We discuss the knife-edge of art-life, integrity and the fine balance between commercial art and freedom of expression.
by Karel Kopbeen / 25.11.2014 / A Coelacanth is a gnarled, pre-historic fish that was once thought to be extinct, before it re-emerged out of the deep blue Indian Ocean, off the east coast of South Africa. It’s also the name of a fresh new ‘outlaw folk’ band from Gauteng that is kicking against the hipster crap currently making a mockery of folk music.
Tseliso Monaheng / 20.11.2014 I’m on a road trip with three other friends… destination Cape Town. It's been four nights of sleeping in tents and trying our best to not freeze at night. On
Mahala High Five Brigade / 19.11.2014 Every year, the creative kids look forward to Interpret Durban like it's their birthday. It's an opportunity to shine, to kick down the office door and go exploring the sticky
Jesse David / Images by Chris Preyser / 19.11.2014 One-night only parties have taken Jo’burg by storm in recent years and the White Lies gig in City Deep was no exception. The exclusive ticket, the secret location, the mystery
George Kirkinis / Images by CRNKYFRNK / 18.11.2014 A group of young artists from Durban and Cape Town recently took up residency in Clarens, a quaint little town in the Freestate with a strong art heritage. They spent
Christopher Clark / 17.11.2014 Chris Clark returns from an epic 8 000 kilometre road trip through Zambia, where tourists are promised the 'real' African experience. He realises that this 'realness' is a construct of
Samora Chapman / 14.11.2014 Sbu ran away from home when he was seven years old. He caught a ride with a truck to a city. He drifted around that city for a while, until
Matt Vend / 13.11.2014 We arrive in Jozi like a couple of coastal country mice, salt water still fresh in the ears, eager for the big city and slightly oblivious to the fact that
Tseliso Monaheng / 12.11.2014 The rain comes down in the afternoon on Saturday, just after I arrive. The first droplets hit as I sit on top of a knee-high concrete slab to collect my
Robyn Perros / 11.11.2014 A lot of musicians seem to go missing in this country. Somehow they slip between the strings of the scene. Somehow we only recognise their greatness when their hands are