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Otsile Mokotong

The Spirit of Rugby

The Famous Grouse This year’s edition of the British and Irish Lions Tour has been steaming with action and suspense on and off the field. As with previous editions of the tour, there is a lot of fanfare, anticipation and excitement associated with the tour. The sport of rugby is as eventful and dramatic as […]Read More

Will Creativity Save South Africa?

Fresh thinking and new ideas Almost ten years ago South Africa ranked 45th in the Global Creativity Index. A measurement tool developed by the highly influential urbanist Richard Florida. Florida’s outlook on creative success is a reflection of how a country’s economic success is closely linked to the presence of a “creative class”. Creativity is […]Read More

Future Festivals South Africa Invites Creatives to Envision a National

Sharing knowledge and building connections Future Festivals South Africa explores the possibilities for cultural festivals in the Age of Covid-19. In collaboration with Rhodes University, King’s College London presents an international project titled  Future Festivals South Africa: Possibilities for the Age of Covid-19. The project asks participants to collectively envision the kinds of spaces and […]Read More

William Kentridge Talks About His New Animation City Deep

Johannesburg is a city in animation City deep is the newly anticipated film in William Kentridge’s Drawings for Projection. After a nine-year hiatus, the artist gets back to working on his 11th film during the heavy lockdown of 2020. City deep is an animated series that follows the main character, Soho Eckstein. A middle-aged businessman […]Read More

Cyril Coetzee Reveals A Privately Painted Portrait of The Late

Meditative Mandela Portrait artist Cyril Coetzee paints a portrait of Nelson Mandela. The oil painting was used as the international stamp to commemorate Mandela’s 90th birthday. His previous artwork includes well-known academics, legal professionals, business people, bankers and politicians. Portraits of  Graça Machel, Matthews Phosa, Colin Bundy, Anton Rupert, Conrad Strauss and George Bizos all […]Read More

Durban International Film Festival 2021 is Going Virtual

In celebration of their 42nd year The Durban International Film Festival is one of five festivals presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. This week from 22 July – 1 August, the prestigious South African film festival will be celebrating its landmark 42nd year by screening over 130 selected films […]Read More

SA’s Leading Creatives Discuss the State of Creativity in South

The One Club’s Creative Week lends its online platform to the creatives of South Africa to discuss issues, changes and ideas across different industries. Last Month, 10 June Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle were the proud hosts their online expose titled Global Media Talks. Industry advocate Ann Nurock led a pannel of awarded SA creatives […]Read More