JOHNNY BOY

Johnny Boy, a Cape Town based unisex clothing label, launched in May 2016, brings a minimal aesthetic and gender fluid garments to its customers. Relentlessly…

EX MACHINA / RALPH BORLAND

“The idea goes back to the artist’s childhood in newly independent Zimbabwe, and his first wire car. A rough network of old, dull metal strands…

FRINGE / JEFFREY RIKHOTSO

FRINGE /  A solo exhibition by Jeffrey Rikhotso Adjective: fringe – not part of the mainstream; unconventional, peripheral, or extreme. FRINGE exhibition explores the imaginative…

ABERRATION / ALICE MANN

(ALWAYS) WEAR YOUR BEST ON SUNDAY In this series of images, I aim to investigate the relationship between dress and worship amongst members of Walworths…

A STRONG LIGHT / AIDA MULUNEH

“This looking back took on real meaning against our diminished status in Europe and Canada. It became concrete. Our memories became more real. I am…

PANTONE / MICHAEL TAYLOR

“It’s the imaginary that interests me. I think working with narrative to communicate ideas will always involve using your own imaginative voice. And so do…

JUICY FRUIT / TONY GUM

I would soon figure out what Tony’s antidepressant is: a rebellion against boredom. That is why, she tells me, she gave up fashion blogging in…

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE / NOTES TOWARDS A MODEL OPERA

In 2016, Goodman Gallery celebrates 50 years of shaping contemporary art, presenting African perspectives and facilitating geopolitical exchange. In celebration of half a century of…

LADY SKOLLIE / LAURA WINDVOGEL

Art, much like fruit, differs in taste from person to person. Everyone can attest to this. This is the beauty of thousands of years of…

INTERTEXTUAL CHIMERA / ASHA ZERO

  “Copying, splicing and pasting of cultural information, appropriating bits and pieces of narrative are commonplace today. It plays a role in linking various systems,…

KALASHNIKOVV GALLERY / MURRAY TURPIN

“Kalashnikovv went from concept to reality through a cocktail of blood, sweat, tears as well as trial and error. In collaboration with my business partner…

ABSTRACTION / JOHN MURRAY

“A commission can have parameters. I think it is important to keep the ‘client’ in mind, but most importantly to stay true to your own…

BUTTER CURLS / MIA CHAPLIN

“I slowly slipped into an affair with impasto. It’s kind of hard to describe if you have never worked with oil paint before but the…

MAMBA BAMBA / CYRUS KABIRU

“We have that problem in Kenya where a lot of the artists are selling ‘poverty’ and tell you some story about their background so that…

BLACK KOKI

“All of them in a way have a subcontext to me. Each one has a few meanings to me. The walls are one of the…

ZHANE WARREN / WARREN EDITIONS

“The studio can boast of a very successful internship program. The interns have ranged from students to young professionals, artists, musicians, designers, illustrators, producers, photographers,…

SARAH BAHBAH / SEX & TAKEOUT

I heard this quote once, but I’m not sure where it’s from. It says “Observe everything around you as if you’ve never seen it before,”…

JAN HENRI BOOYENS / MY WAR

“There is no narrative, political agenda or body politics. There is nothing I am trying to tell you, I am not trying to convince you…

BYE BENECO / CHEMIROCHA

Chemirocha is not only a song that comes from the Kipsigi tribe in Kenya but it also tells the story of how the American yodler,…

NARCOSE / SHORT FILM

Deep water free diving exposes its practitioners to a form of narcosis, which induces several symptoms, among which a feeling of euphoria and levity that…

KIRSTEN LILFORD / UTOPIA

“For me it is not necessarily about choosing to create a conscious divide between reality and the environment in my paintings. My work is about…

LIONEL SMIT / HARVEST MOON

“ When I asked my father for money, he gave me some art materials and said that I should make my own money. I think…

JOH DEL / ROLLING STONE

“A couple of times I have been forced to take full-time jobs at ad agencies. But I got very depressed and my creativity went down…

MARK KANNEMYER / LORCAN WHITE

“The stylistic stamp of Bitterkomix in the work of younger artists is not necessarily a good thing, we (Konradski, Joe Dog and I) were looking…

GAVIN MORGAN / FAMILIA 10

Familia was founded back in 2004 by Johannesburg skateboarders Gavin Morgan and Adrian Day. Feeling disconnected and uninspired by existing local board brands and the…