CONUNDRUM / CENTRE FOR THE LESS GOOD IDEAS

In February this year the social media accounts of art and theatre lovers were suddenly flooded with references to something called The Centre for the…

DEEP BLUE / MIDDLE C

AN ODE TO THE WESKUS (West Coast) “I don’t have a tribal dance, there are no manhood rituals for me. Sitting round this fire with…

THE SKATEROOM / CHERI SAMBA

The artist Chéri Samba is joining The Skateroom family! Cutting edge contemporary art brand, is delighted to announce its new collaboration with the Congolese contemporary…

ADOM / MAMI WATA

Every morning when he paddled out Adom wished for the end. But every time the ocean sent him back and spat him out. Moyo, they…

SAMSON KAMBALU / GHOST DANCE

Samson Kambalu (born 1975) is a Malawi-born, London-based artist and author, who trained as a fine artist and ethnomusicologist at the University of Malawi’s Chancellor…

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…