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.
rich mnisi questions outdated notions of masculinity
As the Soweto-born, Johannesburg city-based fashion designer shares his latest whimsical campaign, we discuss how his work explores his own queer identity alongside the past, present and future of South Africa.
the a-z of south african music by faka
Stars of i-D’s new Mykki Blanco documentary, FAKA are musicians, performance artists, and activists who are helping to re-shape South African culture and identity. We got their unique insight into the essential elements of their nation’s music.
what is life like for a young, queer artist in south africa?
As we present our new documentary with Mykki Blanco, exploring South Africa’s creative, LGBTQI scene, get to know one of Johannesburg’s game-changing queer artists, Umlilo.
little dragon explore queer south africa in their new video
Directed by Kristin Lee Moolman and styled by Ib Kamara, Strobe Light is a pastel-hued celebration of creating your own universe and expressing yourself to the full.
video premiere: branko, let me go
Joyride under the blue skies of Johannesburg as you learn some of the world's greatest dance moves.
dissecting the backlash against the skhothane
South Africa’s Skhothane are obsessed with consumption and designer goods. How is this different from every other subculture?
worn in - tembisa, johannesburg
For the first in our Worn In series, we travel to downtown Johannesburg, where for the Skhothane, life is all about looking good and making money. As The Casa Novas and The Pro Italian Takers take it outside to the streets of Tembisa, director Pieter...
boiler room and ballantine’s go dancing in south africa
The beat goes on in new Jo’burg-based documentary…
south africa in the house as boiler room goes to johannesburg
5 things we learnt about South African house music at last night’s Boiler Room with Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky in Johannesburg…