Through this new series, Sam Nhlengethwa takes us on a journey through the City that we know and that he experienced whilst working in and around Johannesburg. Focusing on a series of popular buildings, places and faces that have meant something to him over the years, using his art, he gives us a tour of […]
“The zine is centered around depression and suicide awareness. I used a set of characters that I developed from different personalities I’ve come across. Being friends with people who battle with depression and also living with it I wanted to create something that communicates the effects suicide has on people with depression and those who […]
1.What or who inspired Vanimax Comix? Is it based on real people or purely fiction and why the name “Vanimax”? A: Vanimax Comix was inspired by the 1981 Mark Of The Cobra storyboard that was based on the book published by Macmillan. The stories are based on the African stories that have been buried with history. […]
This photo series and it’s concept came from a place of yearning to archive and canonize black womxn in their glory. The photographs draw from the South African 80’s and 90’s zeitgest, the fashion, the look and feel of both the environments and the black womxn from the photos of the time. Womxn that are, were and will forever be unapologetic, womxn that asserted their identities fluidly and gracefully, in the face of a government that tried to steal that away from them.
Submitted by: Mpilo Makanya Artist Mpilo Makanya reflects on his and fellow members of Amasosha Art Movement’s experience being part of the 2019 South African Red Bull Amaphiko Academy program, held in Royal KwaZulu Natal. “Our studio for the duration of the Project was at Major Ndlovu’s house. His home was our residence. […]