August House’s Open Studio

August House is flat in Johannesburg CBD that houses a significant number of visual artists and sculptors. A few times a year the artists and the management of August House open their studios to the public. The public is afforded a chance to meet the artists they follow and admire, discover new artists and buy…

Kitchen Vibes Restaurant In Fulfilling My West African Food Dreams

Rarely do you find places that marry food with music and art as well as Kitchen Vibes does. Kitchen Vibes is a restaurant in Morningside serving the best of West African food. A fashionable sculpture by talented sculpture artist Nkensani Rihlampfu catches your attention as soon as you step into the restaurant. The pleasant aroma…

Black Hair Matters Exhibition

Our black hair is amazingly versatile and can be styled in as many ways as possible but as black women we always find problems in our schools and workplaces. Black women in the workplace are always restricted when it comes to hairstyles, it can’t be “too wild” and “too colourful” or “unprofessional”. Hair Artist and…

Thou Art Woman: A Group Art Exhibition By Exceptional Women

9th of August 2018 marked the opening of MM Art House’s “Thou Art Woman”, a group exhibition by some of South Africa’s rising talents like; Teresa Firmino, Nompumelelo Ngoma, Olwethu De Vos, Kea Seema, Lerato Lodi and Althea Nzima. These women are very talented and it is great seeing them get spaces to show their…

African Artists That You Should Know

Art heals. art saves and art teaches; at least that is what I believe. I have been following a few artists whose work takes me to different worlds that I have imagined and the few that I have seen. I love how relatable all the painting are to me. Michael Soi Michael W. Soi (1972)…

Originally Kasified Clothing Revealed Art Inspired Women’s Collection

This year Originally Kasified Clothing has been showing women’s collection starting with the Autumn/Winter collection that they showcased earlier this year at Soweto Fashion Week, which I absolutely loved. but by far this Spring/Summer collection inspired by elements of Art is my favourite.”Not only was it a part of this year’s plans but also because…

Qhama Maswana Art: The Kind Of Art That Speaks To Me

Artists in Africa have been documenting their work in the best way possible. I love what their art does to me when I look at it. They produce art that is easy to relate to us African children and they capture it in the best possible. I have seen so much beauty in the work…

The Mermaid Awakens Her Warrior

The Mermaid Awakens Her Warrior is a great underwater shoot conceptualized and directed by Fuaad Abdool in collaboration with amazing young African  women. From what I gathered the story line is that of love. the mermaid wonders deep into the ocean where she meets the warrior, motionless and she radiates her energy into him thus…

All Hail The Honey By Rendani X Kgomotso Neto

Creative graphic designer Rendani Nemakhavhani and photographer  Kgomotso Neto have been serving us some visual pleasures with a series called All Hail The Honey. I have absolutely enjoyed all the 3 chapters  and I cannot wait for more to follow. The series started off with the Honey (Rendani) in water and with a whip and…