Ronald Machatuta

Ronald Machatuta

Ronald Muchatuta is a Cape Town-based contemporary artist from Harare, Zimbabwe. In his paintings he deals with the African context, that is, the issues dealt with or the folklore he grew up hearing. Using painting, drawing and mosaic, he is inspired by artistic forces that survive in all human beings, no matter how different we are, and reveals his emotional connection to issues affecting Africans. In light of the xenophobic attacks that t...   Read more

Lesiba Mabitsela

Lesiba Mabitsela is a Pretoria-born fashion designer and artist. He mixes modern clothing with African aesthetic and other cultural influences such as Islam, drape, modernism, gender, modesty and poverty.   Read more

Dathini Mzayiya

Dathini Mzayiya is a fine artist from Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. He uses oil paint, charcoal and mixed-media to depict the socio-political landscape of post-Apartheid South Africa.   Read more

Ayana V Jackson

Ayana Vellissia Jackson is a visual artist and NYFA fellow for photography from New Jersey, who explores identities of inhabitants of Africa and the African diaspora through photography.   Read more

Khaya Witbooi the voice in my art

Khaya Witbooi is a multimedia artist from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, who uses a combination of stencilling and oil painting to express his observations on topics like the failure of democracy to provide solutions to problems related to post-colonial and post-apartheid South Africa.   Read more

Zanele Muholi part 2

On this film Zanele Muholi shares how she started into photography. We hear how it is now an instrument of healing and self valuation for her, as she deals with the different ideas behind her images. We take you through a short, looking at her works as they hang at the Stevenson Gallery in Braamfonein. This short film is accompanied by a very sombre, calm and emotive piano piece by Ethiopian musician Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou titled Homesick. WAT...   Read more

City of Gold – Hustling in Johannesburg (trailer)

City of Gold: Hustling in Johannesburg documentary follows the lives of three people living in the inner city. We listen to their story as they narrate their day to day, wish and dreams. This is a human story that tells of triumph over situation and position in society. As independent film makers we would like you guys to help market this documentary film be it via blogs, websites, screenings, radio interviews etc. You assistance would b...   Read more

Chepape Makgato

Introducing a web series Printmakers by WECREATIVES, we travelled around Johannesburg profiling printmakers in their comfort setting. We wanted to know the story behind their work and their journey into printmaking. We also spoke to them about inspiration. This is the first part of a continuing web series with more episodes coming later this year. For these episodes, we worked with Vula Amehlo and Washington Printer Gallery. Enjoy.   Read more

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