Johannesburg

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
4.1.19
Fashion

south african designer rich mnisi questions concepts 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.
Steve Salter
10.12.17
Photography

capturing pantsulas, south africa’s vibrant street dancers decked out in dickies

Pantsula — an ecstatic dance form that interfaces with American music and Apartheid struggle — has developed in South African townships for over 50 years.
Emily Manning
1.31.17
Culture

photographer andile buka on unlearning everything you’re taught as a man

The Johannesburg local tells us why male photographers need to listen to women.
Wendy Syfret
12.5.16
Music

video premiere: branko, 'let me go'

Joyride under the blue skies of Johannesburg as you learn some of the world's greatest dance moves.
i-D Staff
1.21.16
Music

boiler room and ballantine’s go dancing in south africa

The beat goes on in new Jo’burg-based documentary…
i-D Team
4.9.15
Music

south africa in the house as boiler room goes to johannesburg

5 things we learned about South African house music at last night’s Boiler Room with Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskey in Johannesburg…
Hattie Collins
3.6.15