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PLAYLIST: Apple Music celebrates the Visionary Woman of SA’s diverse

Apple Music’s Visionary Women campaign aims to celebrate the powerful women across the Amapiano, dance, house, alternative, pop, and R&B scenes, who push and break boundaries within South Africa’s rich and varied musical landscape. Now in its fourth year, Apple Music’s Visionary Women Collection will house the playlists of South Africa’s forward-thinking pioneers and disruptors, […]Read More

South African Photographers selected as top picks for PhotoVogue Festival

With the upturn of the global South infiltrating creative hubs of the western world, African creatives have been shining in their respective fields at colossal heights. South African designers Thebe Magugu, Lukhanyo Mndingi, Rich Mnisi, Palesa Mokubung, MmusoMaxwell and Laduma Ngxokolo of Maxhosa have made global breakthrough in recent years. READ:Thebe Magugu and Adidas unveil […]Read More

Keneilwe Mothoa and Lubabalo Mxalisa win Best New Talent Award

South African design & lifestyle brand, Neimil, partnered with locally loved beer Stella Artois to launch ‘The Hut’ chair collection at Decorex Johannesburg this past weekend. Designers and Neimil co-founders Keneilwe Mothoa and Lubabalo Mxalisa walked away with the ‘Best New Talent’ award in the process. Inspired by hand-selected craftsmanship, influenced by the architectural, spiritual, and […]Read More

Thebe Magugu and Adidas unveil first collaborative collection

Adidas unites with award-winning contemporary fashion designer, Thebe Magugu on their first collection inspired by African heritage, inclusivity, and kinship. Today, lifestyle and performance brand Adidas unveils the first of two drops with South African luxury designer, Thebe Magugu. The debut collection for women features the celebratory and joyful artwork of a woman dancing, designed […]Read More

Sony Future Filmmaker Awards: What it is and how to

Thirty shortlisted filmmakers will be selected and flown to Los Angeles for the  Sony Future Filmmaker Awards ceremony, taking place on February 22, 2023 in Culver City, California. The Sony Future Filmmaker Awards is a major new program for short films providing an exceptional opportunity for creators and filmmakers from around the world. About Sony […]Read More

Financial Times AdFocus Awards to celebrate resilient businesses

This year’s AdFocus Awards will be celebrating the champions of the Bounce Back. “The past two years put forward a challenge that has shaken every part of business,” says AdFocus Awards chairperson Faheem Chaudhry. “An economy under pressure, infrastructure that’s cracking, budgets under strain and talent under increasing pressure. But time and time again, when […]Read More

The Success Of The Turbine Art Fair Proves Stable Trading

South Africa’s first accessible art fair returned in all its glory this past weekend. The Turbine Art Fair (TAF) celebrated the 10th edition by heading underground and transformed a vacant car park into an edgy industrial space, hosting galleries, artists and curators from around the country to present and sell contemporary art. “We have always […]Read More

WATCH: New BBC Documentary ‘This is Amapiano’

A first of its kind. BBC releases a new documentary that amplifies light on the South African music genre Amapiano. All about shining a light on the originally South African and now international music genre called Amapiano, the ‘This is Amapiano’ documentary recently aired on BBC in the UK and is now available on YouTube. Presented […]Read More

AFDA students & alumni break SAFTA nomination record

Afda students and alumni receive record-breaking 64 nominations at Safta’s 2022 Afda, the number 1 one school for the creative economy in Africa, is proud to announce that Afda students and alumni have received an astonishing, record-breaking 64 nominations in 45 different categories at the 16th Annual Safta’s. The previous record from Afda was in […]Read More