South Africa

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

discover south africa’s disruptive, inspiring black punk scene

'We are using our talents to send new messages as to how we feel. Pay attention to what the young people are doing,' says one Soweto local in the short documentary 'Black Black Metal.'
Hannah Ongley
10.6.16
Culture

artist corey wash documents tour life with little simz and recommends empowering books on instagram

The model and visual artist — who uses cartoon characters to touch on issues ranging from Black Lives Matter to body hair — talks to i-D about South African adventures and being a woman on the internet.
Hannah Ongley
8.24.16
Photography

capturing the new faces of south african activism

In his latest series, photographer Imraan Christian captures Generation Z’s fight against colonialism.
Courtney DeWitt
7.26.16
News

reimagining 90s south african androgyny

Rich Mnisi's emerging label OATH Studios shines a light on the height of South African township culture.
Courtney DeWitt
10.7.15
Fashion

the 23-year-old phenom changing south african fashion

Lukhanyo Mdingi sounds off on his super surreal lookbooks and why his country's creatives are ready to take the industry by storm.
Emily Manning
8.6.15
Music

the future sound of africa

From Kwaito to Qgom, Shangaan Electro to Barcadi, we explore the South African house scene.
Hattie Collins
3.19.15
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
News

south african photographer pieter hugo x-rays his homeland

His new show, Kin, opens at Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson in Paris today.
Oscar Heliani
1.14.15