Cape Town

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
7.15.19
Music

meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene

South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
Russell Dean Stone
1.16.18
Culture

the foxy five is a radical web series about intersectional feminism

Filmmaker Jabu Nadia Newman is challenging black female stereotypes, with a 70s twist.
Amira Rasool
10.20.17
Music

john wizards make magic music

Cape Town saw the start of a magical story back in 2010, when Emmanuel Nzarambra first met John Withers. A Rwandan refugee, Emmanuel was washing cars outside a coffee shop while John produced TV and radio jingles in the studio across the road. The duo...
Francesca Dunn
7.25.14
Film

director jake paltrow gets young and restless

As Jake Paltrow’s Young Ones premieres at Sundance, we catch up with the director to chat Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and shooting in the African Heat.
i-D Team
1.23.14