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Five young creatives you need to know right now

by: Fatima Mathivha - 3 July 2015

Five young creatives you need to know right now

Young people in South Africa are doing amazing things in the creative industry, whether it is in the form of world-class photography, music, events and everything in between – it’s clear that we have the talent. The LiveSA team has put together a list of five young people that we think you definitely need to...

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#SOMETHINGMUSTFALL

by: Fatima Mathivha - 1 June 2015

#SOMETHINGMUSTFALL

This past week, Assemblage, a non-profit artist facilitation organisation, presented an exhibition titled #SOMETHINGMUSTFALL at Kalashnikovv Gallery in Braamfontein. The exhibition marks the end of a year-long studio bursary of six artists – Vivien Kohler, Sandile Radebe, Minenkulu Ngoyi, Isaac Zavale, Khehla Chepape Makgato and Zwelethu Machepha. Inspired by the #RhodesMustFall movement – which was conceived...

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MOAD Vernissage.1: A new era

by: Fatima Mathivha - 30 April 2015

MOAD Vernissage.1: A new era

The first time I visited the Museum of African Design (MOAD) in the Maboneng Precinct was February 2014. The occasion was a Valentine’s Day warehouse-type party called Electric Kiss. It was as if the party was curated to mimic that scene in the series ‘Girls’ where the protagonist, Lena Dunham, and her friends attend a...

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Back To The City of dreams

by: Morwesi Ndlovu - 29 April 2015

Back To The City of dreams

If you weren’t at Back To The City (BTTC) this year, well, all I would like to say to you is – You missed out! If you’re a hip hop fanatic and happen to rap to almost all the hip hop songs ever made (like myself), you shouldn’t have missed this event. Hippies everywhere and...

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Young creatives showcase their art at the Imbadu Exhibition

by: Philela Singama - 12 March 2015

Young creatives showcase their art at the Imbadu Exhibition

Live SA attended the Imbadu Exhibition which took place between February 19 and 25 at the Guga S’Thebe Arts and Culture Centre in Langa, Cape Town. Imbadu Exhibition is an annual celebration of designs and creative collaboration which features young artists to showcase their artwork. The Live SA team captured some glimpses of the event...

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A Visual Narrative: #4

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 14 October 2014

A Visual Narrative: #4

#4 is…  A collaborative visual narrative by Ruramai Rudo Musekiwa alongside four writers. The overarching theme in this introductory body of work is freedom, a relative concept but relevant in its subjective definition. Juxtaposed with inner conflict the four writers bring in an interesting dimension to this visual narrative by each writing a stanza of...

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Cons in Joburg

by: Bongani Mokhine - 10 June 2014

Cons in Joburg

CONS Project is a series of global community projects designed to inspire the next generation of creative spirits through music, art, style and skate. Following on from the success of similar initiatives in New York, Los Angeles and more recently Belgrade and Lisbon,  Converse Sub-Saharan Africa announced the launch of  CONS Project Joburg.  The event took  place...

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Creative Hustles: Curious About Curation

by: Kay Selisho - 30 May 2014

Creative Hustles: Curious About Curation

Although no two#CreativeHustles centre around the same theme, a successful audience turnout remains constant. The recent Creative Hustle, presented by Live Mag SA in partnership with the British Council / Connect ZA and The Rise and Fall of Apartheid exhibition was held at Museum Africa in Newtown, Johannesburg. We had five speakers present to educate us all...

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The struggles of becoming an artist

by: Nomsa Motale - 27 March 2014

The struggles of becoming an artist

Close your eyes and imagine a room full of colour, lines and shapes. Imagine that you could be anything you wanted to be, that your  dreams are just as essential as breathing, that growing up with a paint brush, a pen, a camera or even a canvas in your hand is nature. Being told that...

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Eat Your Heart Out

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 17 March 2014

Eat Your Heart Out

HEI Café is remarkable. Snuggled behind an alleyway opposite the Easy Hotel in De Korte Street,the interior of the cafe is the embodiment of high art and vintage chic. The walls are decked with paintings of black icons such as Biko, and vintage. This past Saturday was the relaunch of the cafe. We caught up...

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