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FAKA on penetrating art spaces and designing a new sound
30 Jun 17
Through their art, the duo is interrupting global performance and art spaces one event at a time.
New film "Mixed Space" takes on flawed racial categories in South Africa
22 May 17
The colonial project mangled the way we see race, changing the way we see ourselves.
Out on the town with young, South African creatives
16 May 17
19 minutes in total, this documentary is all about collabs in SA’s burgeoning creative scene.
Call it what you want, says Olafur Eliasson, good design is about the consequences
10 May 17
Over the coming months we’ll be dropping some footage of the creatives who lit up Design Indaba 2017.
We chat to awe-inspiring artist Olafur Eliasson
23 Feb 17
We held a live Twitter Q&A with artist Olafur Eliasson ahead of his Design Indaba Conference talk. Here are his forceful and beautiful thoughts.
Women in design: Five questions with three interior designers from Emerging Creatives 2017
16 Feb 17
A QnA with three female interior designers about their designs and the industry.
Brand this: Coca Cola, Spotify and Miss Piggy
15 Feb 17
Fuelled by Oreos, coffee and talent – co-founder of brand consultancy Collins, Brian Collins talks a little more about life, work and inspiration in New York.
An interview with visual artist Robin Rhode
3 Feb 17
The Cape Town-born, Berlin-based expat gives us a tour of his new exhibition ahead of his appearance at Design Indaba 2017.
Design is not decoration: Advice from Pentagram partner Marina Willer
31 Jan 17
Marina Willer tells us about how film can be cathartic, why you shouldn't give up hope and shares some wise words from Dame Margaret Calvert.
Meet the duo behind Original Swimming Party
26 Jan 17
We sit down with musicians Jeremy De Tolly and Thomas Glendinning.
A new look at gangsterism in South African townships
20 Jan 17
A creative alternative to fighting gangsterism in South Africa.
South African filmmakers reimagine an apartheid identity
12 Jan 17
Filmmakers Kelly-Eve Koopman and Sarah Summers on their new webseries Coloured Mentality
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