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Kenyan art collective reimagines science fiction through the eyes of a migrant
Their new comic series, Rovik, tells the story of an intergalactic, migrant warrior.
Street artist Nardstar is painting women of colour in public spaces
Nardstar's murals can be found in New York, Paris and her hometown, Cape Town
Native Nation captures Mexico’s forgotten cultures
Uncover the indigenous communities of Mexico with photographer Diego Huerta.
Guerilla art collective Luzinterruptus pays tribute to the march of time
Spanish art collective has personalised 5000 recycled paper notebooks into a work of art
Making water in the desert
The Desert Twins create water out of dry, arid air in the Mali desert.
People who stalk us on Instagram: Keith Vlahakis
South African typographer Keith Vlahakis talks us through the process behind some of his pop culture-inspired illustration videos.
Serge Alain Nitegeka explores the colour black in his latest exhibition
Johannesburg-based artist Serge Alain Nitegeka, who explored forced migration and xenophobia in the past, explores the colour black in his new work.
People who stalk us on Instagram: Khanyisa Ketse
Vincent van Gogh meets #BlackGirlMagic in digital artist Khanyisa Ketse’s The Beginning.
Chroma: An Ode to J.D Okhai Ojeikere
Celebrating the complexity of hair in Nigeria with photographer Medina Dugger.
What would the Black Panthers wear if they were revived in 2017?
We spoke to South African streetwear designer Julian Kubel about his latest, panthers-inspired range.
Fearless street culture with graphic designer Richard Horne
The Design Indaba Emerging Creatives programme is all about uncovering rare talent among the youth of South Africa.
Illustrator Ellsphee creates menacing characters using vivid colours
In his latest series 52.177 the illustrator explores his personal inspirations.
New film "Mixed Space" takes on flawed racial categories in South Africa
The colonial project mangled the way we see race, changing the way we see ourselves.
Three creatives on the power of storytelling in any medium
In these interviews, we speak to creatives across the spectrum of storytelling to prove that the worldwide pastime is no longer bound by the medium.
Out on the town with young, South African creatives
19 minutes in total, this documentary is all about collabs in SA’s burgeoning creative scene.
International film festivals can’t get enough of this South African film
Krotoa, scheduled for release in South Africa in August this year, tackles an underrepresented history.
Call it what you want, says Olafur Eliasson, good design is about the consequences
Over the coming months we’ll be dropping some footage of the creatives who lit up Design Indaba 2017.
Songs To Play at My Funeral
It’s not as macabre as it sounds.
SOFT: A gender non-conforming take on vulnerability
We spoke to Zara Julius, the photographer behind an eye-opening take on vulnerability in the lives of gender non-conforming people of colour.
Selly Raby-Kane on being a creative in Dakar
We spoke to the face of Senegalese fashion about why she wakes up at 4am and more.
Flexible, organic and biodegradable: A new wave of electronics
A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable.
Giorgia Lupi and Kaki King on the value of beauty in design
Beauty or functionality? We ask the designers who helped us feel data and see music.
African innovation improves treatment of gunshot wounds
This new device is revolutionising the way trauma is treated.
Bug poop apparel
The Clean Colour Collection is the latest trend in eco-friendly fashion.
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