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Paying Homage to Mapantsula

In a series of photographs, illustrator and photographer Charles Senyasamore pays homage to one of South African sub cultural group, Mapantsula.

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Life Paintings by Mthetwa

Contributor: Muse Origins In the past we interviewed Zwelethu Mthetwa on his work as a photographer. Mthetwa is also a South African painter  that has gotten mass acclaim in South Africa……

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Occupations in Mozambique

Photographer Filipe Branquinho captures the daily working lives of the residents of Mozambique. Occupations presents the inhabitants of Maputo hard at work. The first idea was to photograph the urban working people…..

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Native Work

Contributor: Muse Origins Andrew Putter’s photographic series, Native Works, shows 21 South Africans in both their native, traditional dress, and their modern attire. These two images – traditional and modern,…..

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African Creative Economy Conference

This week hundreds of African creative delegates descend to Cape Town for the Arterial Network’s African Creative Economy Conference. The African Creative Economy Conference brings together some of the continent’s…..

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Moshanyana

Moshanyana (2013) is part of a three film sequence entitled Journey To The Centre of Capricorn directed by Rui Tenreiro, a Mozambican author, illustrator and art director. I felt in love with Moshanyana many times and for…..

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Gaborone Couple

Designed by South African illustrator, Kabelo Ramasobane. This project was inspired by friends of mine who recently got married in Gaborone Botswana. I started the project while preparing to travel…..

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Unogumbe/Noye’s Fludde

This modern adaptation of a Benjamin Britten one-act opera on the myth of Noah’s flood is sung entirely in Xhosa, with South African opera star Pauline Malefane as Noah, and…..

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Saki Mafundikwa

“My family always knew me as an artist, so to them it’s always been like, “God gave him the gift. We do not understand completely what he does, but he’s…..

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Exhibition: Archival Impulse

Contributor: Elizabeth Chege Archival Impulse by Ayana V. Jackson 29th August – 7th October 2013, The much anticipated new exhibition by American artist Ayana Jackson will be opening on August…..

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Solid State

Brand new project by South African graphic designer Aldo Puella. Puella is a digital and interactive designer who experiments with photography, digital sculpture, architecture, online media and motion graphics.

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Train of Eastern Madagascar

Photographer Pierre-Yves Babelon captures life along the railways of Madagascar. The railway line connecting Fianarantsoa to the East Coast was inaugurated in 1936. The records speak of eight million cubic…..

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Mozambique Fashion Week

Each year Mozambique Fashion Week does a fantastic job with their identity for Mozambique Fashion Week. Last year was not any different and we can’t believe we didn’t feature this…..

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Feature Artist: Maisa Chaves

This week we are proud to feature the work of Maisa Chaves. Chaves is an illustrator based in Maputo, Mozambique. She received a BA in Fine Art from the University…..