QUICK FIX / ROSS SYMONS

“The first time I folded anything was in 2002 when I was asked by my brother to fold a crane for a project he was…

MEMA / SIAN ELIOT

Mema designs’ studio is the result of a collaboration between Sian Eliot and Ari Geva. With fourty years’ experience between the two of THEM, and…

BLUE NOTE / LOUIS MOHOLO

Louis Tebogo Moholo (1940) is the only surviving member of South Africa’s legendary jazz sextet The Blue Notes, which consisted of Moholo on drums, Chris…

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…

GHOST FOLK / JULIAN REDPATH

“Genre always just feels like a nonsense thing. I don’t think anyone really wants to be labelled so it’s just best to make up your…

FLOUR POWER / JOSH REDMAN

“It is really intimidating, but you just figure out how to work your way around the lineup and paddle circles around certain guys. I’ve got…

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…

STALKER / IAN ENGELBRECHT

“I find myself often taking both film & digital camera to jobs and projects, because I want to capture the images on both mediums, purely…

SOCIETAL BLUES / DALE YUDELMAN

It is early evening and sitting across the table from me is Dale Yudelman. He focuses on me over the edge of his wire-framed sunglasses….

WOODSTOCK CYCLEWORKS / NILS HANSEN

Woodstock Cycleworks mysteriously appeared overnight somwhere in 2012. Upon entering their new premises on Searle Street in Cape Town you can’t shake the feeling that…

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…

PASS THE DUTCHIE / JOSH LOUW

“Surfing is one of the most physically demanding sports. What sets it apart from other sports is the lifestyle of free spirit that is associated…

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 MATH / CHAOS THEORY

“We like to sound different in every song, we don’t want to pigeonhole ourselves to only having one sound, that would be pretty boring. Even…

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…

GARETH PON / QUICK FIX

 PORTRAIT – Anna-Belle Mulder “I definitely think in squares now, and because of Instagram I can honestly say my overall ability to read composition has…

SISTER OF MERCY / SYLVIE SIMMONS

London-born but San Francisco-based Sylvia Simmons is first and foremost a rock writer, who started in 1977 and has since interviewed virtually everybody, from Rod…

ON THE ROAD / HOW TO SEE HITCHHIKERS

HITCHHIKERS – Evangelists Dawid and Enstine Fouché roadside in Nieuwoudtville. They were en route between Lutzville and Upington. (2010) Given the time and footwear, you…

COKE ZERO / FRANCOIS VAN COKE

I wake up in Boston, Bellville, over a cup of instant coffee and a Stuyvesant. We’re sitting in his garden making small talk. I’ve only…

WILDERNESSKING / HEAVY ELEVATOR JAZZ

“People have this perception that if you play metal then you’re angry and hate the world. That’s the general consensus, but what they seem to…

LOST AND FOUND / SURFING IN ICELAND

A glimpse into the life of those few adventurous surfers, film makers and photographers who are dedicating themselves to finding and documenting waves in some…

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,…

STAN ENGELBRECT/ TOUR OF ARAE

“I just didn’t want people rocking up in their hideous 2009 Penny Pinchers Family Fun Ride lycra tops. Those things are unnecessarily ugly and just…

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF DESMOND WOLFE

 ‘Why Watch? The concept of flipping through brief moments in a person’s life to create a short film is tried and true, which is what…

WARRICK SONY / KALAHARI SURFERS

“I was the first dude to cut up tapes and use avant-garde shit with contemporary Lee Scratch Perry studio techniques on Afrikaans radio-political-speech-crazy-ass-punk ‘do it…

NICK GENOVA / GRINDERS

Winner of the top prize (Best Overall) for Converse and Kingshit Magazine’s “Connect the Dots” 2014 competition. ‘Grinders’ is a fake trailer that explores the…

NIKHIL SINGH / WITCHBOY

“I generally avoid definitions, preferring to grow like a stain behind things, in dark corners, under beds…etc. One day a person might look up and…

SIMON & MARY / DEAN POZNIAK

“Something that I love about this business is the history it has to it. When researching all these different hats you find yourself reading articles…

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…

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…