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Conversations with Wire

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Wire Kigale

we met Wire on a day trip to Uitenhage, It was a bright and sunny morning, we had parked the car in what seemed to be a safe area – we had been warned Uitenhage was not safe – and decided to walk and go on a little adventure. We took the warning from Daurt about the area very seriously however we wanted to see this little town founded in the 1800. With its old buildings and ...

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Citrus Inspired

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Orange Tree Furniture

Every step we take in the pursuit of our different dreams affords us a chance to look deep down inside ourselves to find out what truly inspires us. Whether it is something we see or something we hope for, there has to be a drive for every force to succeed. It is for this reason that we started looking at Limpopo art hopping to find something positive and ...

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Being Woman

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Vhusani Doyoyo

She has always been Present. Hidden by the layers of life. Liberated by her quest of Purity and Love. Bound to her Honesty. Loyal by virtue. An Amarda of Truth. Woman, A Marvel of art. The Deep scent of their Earth digging into our Nature. Rooted in our Souls. A Painted Picture that needs no words to explain it. The part man will always be missing. Read More


For the Love of Print

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Aderonbi Culture

Aderonbi Culture was founded in 2015 by Aderonbi Odukoya, her love of shoes drove her to design the type of shoes she would like to wear or purchase. Aderonbi Culture started with a single pair of shoes. The brand was created as a solution to the frustration that comes with wanting to be unique and to stand out without being restricted by the limitations of traditional retail stores.

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Conversations with Percy

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Percy Maimela

What is true art? A work of perfect fiction, a well sculptured stature, a sublime paragraph as alerted by Longinus, a collection of Zakes Mda’s works or maybe Shakespeare’s sonnets, all these are great works of art which have earned their place in the classics. However, a naughty-play by Percy Maimela turned out to be a genius work of art. Percy was just a normal young man passing time at work when he discovered what he refers to as “a light bulb moment”. This moment happened in 2014 when he was working at a ...

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