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Original Swimming Party
Original Swimming Party is a three-piece experimental electronica band from Cape Town, South Africa.
Call her Duce Duce, Anthea Duce or il Duce: this UK native "Party Bastard" has immersed herself in the South African party scene.
Jumping Back Slash
From rave to kwaito to house to gqom – mixing, engineering and producing: this British native is now based in South Africa.
Angel-Ho is a Cape Town artist who uses drag performance and sound to disrupt notions of gender.
Nástio Mosquito is a multimedia and performance artist who uses music, videos, spoken word poetry and a cappella.
Beatmaker, producer, binge session track writer, RVRW (pronounced "roar") is Cape Town's trap 'n' bass hero.
Nongoma is a multi-genre singer-songwriter from Johannesburg, South Africa.
M.anifest is an internationally acclaimed award-winning rap artist from Accra, Ghana.
William Kentridge is South Africa's most internationally acclaimed artist.
Dancefloor Instigator. Booty Bass Facilitator. Mind Space Infiltrator.
Graham Reynolds is a composer from Austin, Texas.
The Native Drums
Separately, Loyiso Mzamane and Ahmed Dahab are artists the South African, and greater African music industries need to be watching closely.
Kriger is a Cape Town-based DJ who will perform at Design Indabar 2014.
Blush n Bass
Blush n Bass is a Cape Town-based DJ duo and will perform at Design Indabar 2014.
Einstein Adonis is a Cape Town-based musician who will perform at Design Indabar 2014.
Dank is a Cape Town-based musician who will be performing at Design Indabar 2014.
Blotchy is a Cape Town-based musician who will be performing at Design Indabar 2014.
Seth Williams self-taught producer, singer and songwriter and will perform at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Satori is a Johannesburg-based musician and will perform at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Bongeziwe Mabandla is a guitarist, singer and songwriter who will perform at Design Indaba Music 2014.
Thibo Tazz, originally from Kroonstad, produces a "sonically-infused explosion that can be felt in every offering"
Introducing Cape Town's best kept secret, Slabofmisuse.
The many-monikered DJ and Producer Big Space hails from Johannesburg, via Lesotho.
Ntone Edjabe draws from his heritage and his understanding of the beautiful potential of electronic music to create sets of unmatched depth and boldness.
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First ever Ghana Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale designed by David Adjaye
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