NIGHTSCAPES: Reflecting on the Nocturnal African Cities panel in Basel, Beth Vale explores the ephemeral and invisible cartography of 3 African cities.
ARTIST TRIBUTE: Master-composer, songwriter, healer and teacher Ray Phiri leaves us with an invaluable body of music and memory.
ARTIST STORY: Ahead of the release of their new album, Durban doom-metal band Black Math experiment with hip-hop, jazz and post-rock influences.
PHOTO STORY: Now in its third year, Durban’s Zakifo Festival created an other-worldly visual experience for photographers and the festival’s audience.
20 years since the famous doccie, ‘Not a Bad Girl was released, we reflect on 3 current artists keeping MaBrr’s artistic and political legacy alive.
NIGHTSCAPES: With its multinational influences, Yeoville remains a contradictory place of many places, of immigrants & night-time place-making.
PHOTO STORY: By reaching across borders and generations, Azgo 2017 showed us what’s possible for the future of African festivals.
PHOTO STORY: Part shop, part venue, part basement from ‘That 70s Show, Khaya Records is putting Durban on the map with its artist-centric approach.
ARTIST STORY: Cape Town Xhosa rap group Backyard Crew conquer tragedy to return after a long hiatus, looking to return truthfully to a changed-up game.
ARTIST FEATURE: Full album, ‘Mangaliso’, is out. Here, the artist speaks of cultural reclamation within the limits of the patchwork metropolis and spiritualism in music.