The Arts

9 Poems That Reveal Nelson Mandela’s Impact

A fallen icon can never truly die. They are memorialised in the work of artists, the pens of history, and the lips...

Moonlight: When Black and Queer America won an Oscar

“This goes out to all those black and brown boys and girls and non-gender-conforming who don't see themselves.” – Tarell Alvin McCraney, accepting the 2017...

ASTROJAXX: The 16-Year-Old EDM Prodigy We’re Listening To

A 16-year-old artist is making waves all over the world, including South Africa, with his 2019 release Universe. Los Angeles-based ASTROJAXX worked...

Should artists conform to South Africans’ sensibilities?

Ayanda Mabulu has caused shock with his latest painting, which depicts President Jacob Zuma engaged in a sexual act with Nelson Mandela. Mabulu called...

Nozizwe Cynthia Jele On Fixing South Africa’s Weak Reading Culture

"The writing happened much later in life but the reading has always been part of who I am," South African writer Nozizwe Cynthia Jele...

100 Mandela Moments: A Review

July 18, 2018 marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela. The first democratically elected president of the Republic of South Africa would have turned 100...

Editorial: What to make of Women’s Month

It’s already August, and, although we weren’t trying to make a big deal about Women’s Month, it just sort of happened. The department of arts...

New comedy series about African women aims to redefine blackness

Sqúad is a comedy series created by filmmaker Helena Morgane that is described as a ‘melanated’ comedy. It tells the story of a group...

Here’s Why BTS Has Such A Strong ARMY In South Africa

Fandoms are built and sustained because of the meaning that they bring to fans lives. K-pop groups have some of the most...

A man’s place in feminism is behind the women – and...

On Tuesday night, people gathered at the Joburg Theatre to hear a panel of three African women reflect on Africa’s emancipation post-the North African...

On madness and mental health – “People have different ways of...

The Time of the Writer festival kicked off this week, and this year's theme is "Decolonising the book". Dana Da Silva spoke to MISHKA...

Chris van Wyk’s Life Comes To Life On Stage

The clanging of prison doors, a single spotlight and Zane Meas on the stage. Starring Meas, the Market Theatre's production of The Storyteller of...

Ten books to add to your holiday #TBR

It’s that time of the year again: schools are closed, people are off from work and it’s the time to kick back and just...

The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother...

The third day of Time of the Writer was an explosion of literary magic as libraries and schools across Durban featured talented writers discussing...

Incubus’ Ben Kenny On Growing up with White Rock & Roll...

The Daily Vox caught up with alternative rock band Incubus’s bassist Ben Kenney about an hour before their maiden performance in South Africa on...

Hixtape Is The Lituation We Never Deserved

Easy, breezy, and fun, BTS rapper Jung Hoseok's mixtape has finally dropped and it's everything we hoped for and more! After months of waiting,...

21-Year-Old Entrepreneur: ‘I Started My Business With No Funds’

AS TOLD TO Avthar Aniruth, a 21-year-old Durban entrepreneur, was recently featured in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30...

Why we all deserve to see the new Winnie documentary

There is arguably nobody in South Africa politics that has been more demonised in the media than Mam’ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, commonly juxtaposed to her...

What It Means To Be Part Of BTS ARMY

As Korean idol group, BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) dominates more and more headlines, there are important questions to ask about why their fans...

We Cannot Deal! Trevor Noah and Lupita Nyong’o Are Teaming Up

On Wednesday, Black Panther star Lupita Nyong’o (a literal queen in our view) announced that she would be acting in, and producing a feature...
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