Take Five

Our five most popular stories this week went off the beaten track, featuring creatives who operate outside of the mainstream.
Take Five


In the second instalment of our African Report, writer Mamadou Diallo introduces us to creative activists Les Petites Pierres, who are taking back the city of Dakar for the sake of art. Read the report here. 


Africans made their voices heard on the global architecture agenda at the recent UIA congress in Durban. Read Sean O'Toole's review here. 


Rebel Architecture, a six-part documentary series that premieres on Al Jazeera on 18 August, portrays six architects that operate on the fringes of the profession – and, in some cases, even the law. Learn more about this series here. 


Henrik Vibskov put the “show” in fashion show for his Spring/Summer 2015 men’s collection, with dancers from the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet splish-splashing their way through an avant-garde routine. Watch the show here.


Meet Cape Town-based jeweller Jess Gouws, whose one-of-a-kind creations make features out of empty bullet cases and crystals, stripped-off typewriter keys and film negatives. 

Watch the Talk with Henrik Vibskov