The work of Johannesburg-based activist artist Lady Skollie never errs on flippancy. Her pieces address rape culture, gender polarity and racial inequality.
Ugandan-born Sarah Waiswa fled Idi Amin’s brutal regime to make Kenya home; then fled a corporate career to follow her dream of becoming a photographer. James Davidson reflects on why this inspiring young talent makes being an ‘influencer’ something to be proud of.
Peter Mabeo is the founder of a design brand that harnesses internationally-revered design talent and places it alongside their own homegrown design team.
Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.
A Cape Town blogger turned rising art star, Tony Gum is one of the world’s most exciting young creatives.
Photographer Aida Muluneh removes any stigma attached to Ethiopia with works combining the drama of Expressionism, the subconscious of Surrealism, the graphic sensibilities of Pop.
James Davidson meets Cyrus Kabiru, the Kenyan artist giving trash a second chance.
Was Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez the greatest architect who never was? Designer, architect, builder, urban planner capable of conceiving entire cities: yet his works remained uninhabitable.
Johannesburg-born artist Faith47 is not a Banksy nor a D*Face. Her art does not scream instant recognition.
Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo’s work is an honest and intimate portrait of the daily realities in Lagos and Africa today. Not sugar-coated, nor bowing to stereotypes.