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Meet Multi-Disciplinary Artist Nandipha Mntambo

Nandipha Mntambo was born in Mbabane, Swaziland. In 2007, she completed a Master’s in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town. Mntambo currently lives in Johannesburg. Her work addresses ongoing debates around traditional gender roles, body politics, and identity. She works in photography, sculpture, video, and mixed […]Read More

Africa Photo Awards 2020 Celebrates Stunning Images From The Continent

Wealth of photographic talent on display at Africa Photo Awards exhibition at Keyes Art Mile, Johannesburg. With entries received across Africa, the Africa Photo Awards 2020 took place yesterday at the Keyes Art Mile in Johannesburg, South Africa. Local photographer and graphic designer, Hanli Smit walked away with the award for Photographer of the Year for her […]Read More

Meet Multi-Disciplinary Artist Jake Michael Singer

Jake Michael Singer experiments with a broad range of disciplines from photography to works on paper, and commands an exquisite mastery of sculpture. Drawing inspiration from the emergent behaviour of flocking birds, where the individual is subsumed in the whole; and meditating on the timeless monumentality of the Winged Victory of Samothrace, his Murmurations series speaks to our […]Read More

Lesego Seoketsa: Orms Circle Selected Artist

After a rigorous selection process, Lesego Seoketsa, has been announced as this year’s selected Orms Circle Mentorship Programme’s artist. Launched in 2019, the Orms Circle Mentorship Programme aims to give women-identifying artists stronger industry visibility, the support of expert mentorship and the added benefit of extending their professional network. Seoketsa is a 25 year old […]Read More

Meet Visual Storyteller Manyatsa Monyamane

Manyatsa Monyamane is a Gauteng-based visual storyteller, inspired and influenced by African literature, theatre and everyday surroundings. Her work unpacks unpopular themes, putting a spotlight on stories often overlooked by mainstream media. She holds a Btech in Photography from the Tshwane University of Technology and is currently completing a Master of Arts in Fine Arts […]Read More

Meet Visual Artist Tsoku Maela

Working predominantly, on the mediums of photography, film, and text – Tsoku Maela uses his visual mediums not only to document the present but also as a way to look into the future by revisualizing African narratives, culture, and aesthetics often as part of surreal and abstract visual worlds. At the age of 17, he […]Read More

Sethembiso Zulu Documents A Journey Into Spirituality

Artist and documentary photographer Sethembiso Zulu in his exploration of his spiritual connection to the Zion Christian Church presents Ikhaya Likamoya. A Healer and all-round creative person, he uses his photography to educate and inform people about the journeys he and many other people choose into Zion Churches. His work navigates through rituals, performances, symbols […]Read More

Turbine Art Fair’s Stilled Life Initiative

Early in June “Stilled Life” a community photographic platform was launched to give South Africans a place to share their Covid – 19 stories. A place where anyone could send in their photos – not just professionals. “What is so important about this project is our desire, as Turbine Art Fair NPO, to reach out […]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

Share Your Experiences With The Turbine Art Fair “Stilled Life”

Turbine Art Fair has launched “Stilled Life”, a Covid-19 photographic project for South Africans to tell their stories and share their experiences during these difficult and challenging times. The urgent and extensive nature of Covid-19 has ambushed each and every nation around the world to varying extents, in what has proved to be both a […]Read More