South Africa

Photography

How Cape Town’s young creatives deal with lockdown

Tsele Nthane photog kids who kept moving when the world stood still.
Juule Kay
4.6.21
Photography

Alessandro Iovino’s absorbing lens on the world

The Cape Town-based photographer discusses his recent project shot inside a youth development centre.
Ryan White
3.18.21
Music

Tyla is on a mission to become South Africa’s biggest popstar

By putting a pop spin on the deep house sounds of amapiano, 19-year-old Tyla is taking the genre international with her debut single ‘Getting Late’.
Frankie Dunn
3.4.21
Photography

Photographing unconditional brotherhood on the fringes of Cape Town

Nick van Tiem documents the Broke Boys, a young collective of five South African hustlers who are pursuing their dreams in fashion and music.
Rolien Zonneveld
5.4.20
Culture

This Cape Town artist makes tapestries that feel like fever dreams

Michaela Younge uses absurdity to paint a portrait of the humour and violence she sees in South African society.
Rolien Zonneveld
2.20.20
Fashion

this is how cape town does streetwear

"We were forced to create our own things or put our own spin on things that we loved from subcultures that we really resonated with."
Ariana Marsh
7.11.19
Fashion

thebe magugu is the lvmh prize finalist prioritising the study of african history

As he's announced as one of eight nominees of this year's LVMH Prize, South African designer Thebe Magugu discusses the importance of celebrating the untold possibilities of African design.
Amira Rasool
3.27.19
straight ups

the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up

See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
Amira Rasool
1.7.19
Music

this is queer south africa

FAKA and friends celebrate identity and queer spaces in South African club culture.
Frankie Dunn
1.7.19
Photography

alice mann's magical photos of south africa's young majorettes

'Drummies' chronicles an aspirational world where young women can cast off stereotypes and create a positive space for themselves.
Sarah Moroz
9.26.18
Photography

alice mann's magical photos of south africa's young majorettes

'Drummies' chronicles an aspirational world where young women can cast off stereotypes and create a positive space for themselves.
Sarah Moroz
9.25.18
the futurewise issue

kristin-lee moolman and ibrahim kamara's supersonic youth

For i-D's Earthwise Issue, Kristin-Lee Moolman and Ibrahim Kamara collaborate on an epic celebration of South Africa, inspired by a dancer named Alonzo. Jump in.
i-D Staff
9.4.18
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