Jessica Tennant interviews fair curator Cassandra Twala to find out more about her involvement in the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair over the years and what she's most excited about this year...
Jessica Tennant 21 Sep 2018
Malawian-born yet Joburg-residing Billie Zangewa is the featured artist for the upcoming FNB Joburg Art Fair, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-9 September 2018.
Ruth Cooper 22 Aug 2018
Sandy de Bruin, former owner of Country Living SA and winner of Miss South Africa in 1980, has recently turned her attention to the opening of No. 5 On Hudson, a new art gallery in Cape Town...
Ruth Cooper 3 Aug 2018
The Pantry Market, offering ethically produced, sustainable products in a plastic-free zone, is the newest neighbour on the Keyes Art Mile, Rosebank's art and design district...
Jessica Tennant 27 Jul 2018
Commercial artist Chris Slabber recently won Platinum for his work on the 'Doom Insects' campaign and was named Designer of the Year at the A' Design Award and Competition in Como, Italy...
Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2018
The recently opened Norval Foundation in the Cape Town suburb of Steenberg offers a proud, new public resource and new levels of excellence in the curation and display of South African and African visual art.
Terry Levin 16 May 2018
Dubbed "We need nature", this year's IPAF focused on creating awareness around climate change, which affects everyone in the world. Through this message, IPAF hopes to alter behaviours toward nature...
Robin Fredericks 19 Feb 2018
The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018. The fair will be launching a new section titled SOLO that will focus on the production of women artists. We got in touch with the curator Nontobeko Ntombela to find out more.
Ruth Cooper 7 Feb 2018
Poor working conditions, minimum access to beneficial networks and lack of skills and resources for promotion are just a few of the challenges that disadvantaged artists face when aiming to make viable careers from their creativity.
Ruth Cooper 20 Oct 2017
The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...
Robin Fredericks 17 Oct 2017
Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...
Robin Fredericks 16 Oct 2017
The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art has seen well over the estimated amount of visitors stream through its doors since opening this past Heritage Weekend and executive director and chief curator Mark Coetzee predicts that interest and traffic will only increase.
Ruth Cooper 4 Oct 2017
Artistic expression comes forth in many forms, be it through dancing, singing, writing and drawing - it lives and its breathes...
Robin Fredericks 12 Sep 2017
With the theme Looking Back and Looking Forward, the 10th edition of FNB JoburgArtFair predominately showcases female artists, with an emphasis on reflection, progression and diversity.
Ruth Cooper 31 Aug 2017
South African based entrepreneurs, Shakirah Sky Dramat and Wayne Hipe Robertson, recently relaunched THAT Network, a startup, which aims to create a sustainable creative industry...
Ruth Cooper 11 Jul 2017
Lefa La Ntate, the critically acclaimed exhibition, is coming to the Standard Bank Gallery. Eugene Yiga spoke to artist Mohau Modisakeng to find out more.
Eugene Yiga 15 Jun 2017
World-renowned graffiti artist Wise Two, known for his mystically and ritualistically inspired art, chats to us about being Kenyan with Indian roots, cultural influences and how street art can empower for Bizcommunity's #AfricaMonth.
Ruth Cooper 30 May 2017
Lauren Dixon-Paver is a plush toy crafter, rising Youtube personality and one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives. We chat to her about her handmade plush creatures, video tutorials and being proud of your craft for #DesignMonth.
Ruth Cooper 28 Feb 2017
Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (Ideas Factory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward...
Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017
Over 75 exhibitors from established and emerging art centres will be showcasing their art for the fifth edition of the Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) at the Convention Centre from 17-19 February 2017. We got in touch with chief curator Tumelo Mosaka to get some insight on what it takes to create and curate an event of this scale.
Ruth Cooper 13 Feb 2017
Brightening the florist space in Cape Town with a fresh perspective for sourcing flowers from local farms and delivering surprise bunches according to what's in season are Debra Bouwer and Shari Akal of Bouwer Flowers...
Jessica Tennant 24 Nov 2016
"There's just something so special about print. In today's fast-paced lifestyle the idea of carving time out of your day to sit down and enjoy a magazine is something we, and others like us, crave." - Words by Conteu Magazine's Chloé Kemp and Megan Rich, who are in the conceptual stage of a special print edition...
Jessica Tennant 17 Oct 2016
Born after the decision not to pursue art, Lorraine Loot's originally personal project - just to create something for one hour of the day - has blossomed and snowballed, through the power of talent and social media, into a very successful full-time artistic career.
Ruth Cooper 1 Mar 2016