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Exploring different cultures through art
Inspired by various sub-cultures in and outside the city of Johannesburg, Terrence Toko Maluleke creates unique illustrations.
Jewellery made from everyday items
Johannesburg-based alternative jeweller Belinda Phofu uncovers the untapped potential of everyday items.
Albus: The photo series challenging established standards of beauty
Photographer Justin Dingwall's groundbreaking photo series explores the aesthetics of albinism.
Stop Sign Art Gallery: Art that moves
Zama Phakathi champions the rising artists of Maboneng.
Jozi Days: A film celebrating skate culture in Johannesburg
"Jozi Days" by local photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Kyriakou is a short documentary-style film that celebrates skateboard culture in Johannesburg.
Combatting drought with orange peels
Kiara Nirghin won the Google Science Fair Community Impact Award for her innovative creation of a super absorbent biodegradable polymer made from orange peels.
Wake up, This is Joburg: A series that uncovers the peculiarities of the city
"Wake up, This is Joburg" is a series of 10 books that tells the stories of the peculiar urban inhabitants of Johannesburg.
Laduma Ngxokolo: Design for safer circumcision rituals
Young South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo looks into how you can make Xhosa circumcision rituals safer in his Central Saint Martins graduate project.
Dencity competition winners foster new ideas that tackle high density in informal settlements
Social, architectural and technological solutions to improve the living conditions in the world’s urban slums.
SunFire: A 3-part solution for solar cooking
SA based company’s parabolic solar kits offer a sustainable cooking solution in rural or hard to reach areas of Africa.
Puzzle-like mural for a new mother and child hospital in Johannesburg
Lorenzo Nassimbeni has been working with 26'10 SOUTH Architects to create a geometric tiled mural on the new Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital.
For the love of GIFs
Collective exhibit.gif puts out a call for a creative distillation of real life into the humble form of a GIF.
Emergency art is created and shown in no more than a day
The art featured at MOAD’s latest exhibition is not older than 24 hours old and tackles the immediate issues of our time.
Artist Leigh Le Roux looks to Johannesburg for inspiration
Local graphic design artist Leigh Le Roux visually represents the city and its people.
Tshepo Sedumo’s handmade portable boomboxes
The Johannesburg-based startup Grove Audio creates custom designed wooden boomboxes.
Kristin-Lee Moolman’s subversive photography challenges gender and the African aesthetic
South African photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman creates a separate reality through her work.
We Are Africa exhibition 2016
Celebrate Africa Month 2016 the creative way with the #WeAreAfrica Exhibition in Newtown, Johannesburg, from 26 to 28 May 2016.
Rich Mnisi: Fashion forward design
We talk to emerging South African fashion designer Rich Mnisi about the challenges of making a name for yourself in a young, local market.
Thomas Chapman on reconnecting a fractured city
South African architect Thomas Chapman is fixing the past using layers of new design.
Rich Mnisi on building a fresh fashion brand in South Africa
South African designer Rich Mnisi shares his creative journey (catwalk included) as part of the Global Graduates selection at Design Indaba Conference 2016.
Pop culture and people inspire Monde Mabaso’s illustrations
Design Indaba 2016 Emerging Creative, Monde Mabaso is a Johannesburg-based illustrator who finds inspiration through this thriving city.
The Honey: Representations of blackness as power
Rendani Nemakhavhani's dynamic photo series "The Honey" turns away from blackness as struggle.
Counterspace: Investigating the strange in Johannesburg’s built environment
Counterspace Studio's recent investigation into the reappropriation of Johannesburg’s mine dumps led the group to discover how abandoned spaces are being used.
South African creative Menzi Ndlovu isn’t just a one-minute man
Johannesburg-based illustrator Menzi Ndlovu immortalises everyday people in one minute sketches.
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