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Banele Mhlanga on the results of his lens

A Sowetan Photographer We are people who are moved by imagery. We see photographs and write down the stories told by the visuals. This is us writing down a story on the photographs Banele Mhlanga (@nizi.jpg) takes. However, this story that we are sharing with you is one narrated by Banele himself. We are just […]Read More

Lebo M Reality Series To Air On Showmax

He’s the first voice you hear in The Lion King, a highlight of Hans Zimmer’s Oscar-winning soundtrack.  He’s won a Grammy, been nominated for a Tony for his work on the highest-grossing Broadway production of all time, executive produced the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, had his songs streamed over 250 […]Read More

Meet Artist Justice Mathonsi

Justice Mathonsi was born in 1987 in Soweto and moved to Ribugwani in Venda in 1990. Mathonsi studied printmaking at Artist Proof Studio and specialised in lino reduction.  He is currently working as a full-time artist and print maker. He said: “My body of work pays tribute and homage to the many women who raised […]Read More

Meet Photographer Mlungisi Mlungwana

Mlungisi Mlungwana has been working on a body of work titled StraatMate for the past couple of months. He said: “The word StraatMate has negative connotations which refers to a person who’s always wandering the streets…aimlessly so. StraatMate is me attempting to unearth beautiful textures of Soweto and other spaces I find myself in.” View […]Read More

Meet Mixed-Media Artist and Author, Siya Masuku

Dreams of being a soccer star turned into the pursuit for creative expression that has led Siya into the educational sphere. The son of Nqobile Nxumalo and Jacob Masuku, Siyabonga Perseverance Masuku was born at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto on a rainy Monday night around 10:45PM on 10 June 1985 according to his mom.  Siya, whose family called “Bobo” when he […]Read More

SOWETO ART WEEK 2015

The second edition of Soweto Art Week (SAW) will take place on the 24-27 September 2015 in Soweto. More than 200 juried original paintings, prints, sculptures, photography and new media artworks from independent artists, collectives and art dealers will be on display in various mediums over the 4 day period all under one roof. “We are […]Read More