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."
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.
the best looks from afropunk johannesburg, straight up
See the South African city show off the sartorial juice it's so well known for.
this is queer south africa
FAKA and friends celebrate identity and queer spaces in South African club culture.
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.
the earthwise 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.
exploring queer masculinity in south africa
We spoke to members of the LGBTQ community in Cape Town about the challenges they still have to face and what advice they’d give someone who’s struggling to find themselves.
this is the most important lgbt film you will see in 2018
The Wound is a powerful South African story that explores sexuality, class, race, and ritualism.
this south african singer embraced his sexuality and found his voice
As if completing his new album wasn’t already enough, Nakhane’s foray into acting with The Wound just got longlisted for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Oscars.
meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene
South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
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the foxy five is a radical web series about intersectional feminism
Filmmaker Jabu Nadia Newman is challenging black female stereotypes, with a 70s twist.
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.