Category Archives: South Africa

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Be an Emerging Creative at Design Indaba Expo

You don’t have to be a maths genius to work out that being an Emerging Creative at Design Indaba Expo will multiply your success in the industry. It’s all about numbers: exhibit your creations together with over 500 other designers all under one roof and, over four days, your work will be … Continue Reading ››
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Homeland: Nostalgia, Memory and Belonging

Photo essay by South African photographer Thabiso Sekgala
Homeland is the culmination of an exploration of memory, place and interrelated self-imaging. It is based on the former homelands; areas defined by the apartheid government in South Africa for the purposes of confining, defining and disempowering people. Sekgala is interested in the intricate residues of … Continue Reading ››
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On Cowhide, Feminity and Vulnereability: Nandipha Mntambo


My intention is to explore the physical and tactile properties of hide and aspects of control that allow or prevent me from manipulating this material in the context of the female body and contemporary art. I have used cowhide as a means to subvert expected associations with corporeal presence, femininity, sexuality and vulnerability. … Continue Reading ››