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Outlawed expressions: Doing graffiti in Joburg

2017-11-19 00:00

It’s already illegal in Cape Town and Joburg’s rules will soon be stricter under a new bylaw. Phumlani S Langa speaks to street artists who express themselves through graffiti. Read More »

How Florence Masebe made it to the light

2017-11-19 09:55

"The one minute I was reading the newspaper and getting ready to go to work. Within half an hour, I would be sitting with emergency medical services as they declared a time of death for the one thing that had been the source of my greatest joy for 18 months" Read More »


3 digital artists disrupting the internet

2017-11-12 00:00

Despite increasing access, Africa is still the most underrepresented continent on the internet, so it’s almost a radical act to be African and create digital content.  Read More »

Your meme is a radical act

2017-11-12 00:00

The phenomenon may have started in the West, but local meme creators are embracing this digital form of art to create an internet that is more reflective of their race, culture and language.  Read More »


5 South Africans immortalised in memes

2017-11-12 00:00

Who are some of the most 'memed' South Africans of them all? Phumlani S Langa rounds up the culprits. Read More »

Tasting whiskey is always a journey

2017-11-13 14:46

Many people assume that connoisseurs only taste whiskey neat. I have heard stories of people being tossed out of Irish bars for asking for ice with theirs. Read More »


4 South African dancers you need to watch

2017-11-05 00:00

Cape Town’s dancers are making their mark on stages around the world. Debbie Hathway looks at four rising stars and how they made it to the top. Read More »

Steven Cohen on the art of loss

2017-11-05 00:00

Internationally renowned and frequently arrested artist and activist Steven Cohen has a gallery show in Joburg, his first in the 20 years since he left the city. But lately his trips home have not been happy ones.  Read More »

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