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UKZN Centre for Visual Art hosts student exhibition
Third-year and select postgraduate students from the Centre for Visual Art (CVA) are showcasing work they created during their first semester at the Jack Heath Gallery in Pietermaritzburg.   Although much of the work focuses on identity, each student approached their subject in different ways with the various themes and... Read more
UP’s Prof Christof Heyns honoured with essay collection
The life and legacy of human rights lawyer, activist and educator Professor Christof Heyns has been commemorated in an essay collection written by friends, family and colleagues. The publication, titled A life interrupted: essays in honour of the lives and legacies of Christof Heyns, was recently launched at the University of Pretoria’s... Read more
Pianist Burton Naidoo shares music from upcoming release ‘Sometime Before’
iSupport Creative Business, supported by Concerts SA, presents performances by pianist Burton Naidoo and poet Luleka Mhlanzi. This concert is organised in collaboration with UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts and Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, will take place at Alliance Francaise in Durban on Thursday 27 January. The... Read more
Trombone player Kgethi Nkotsi set to release debut project ‘Maswitsi’ in KZN
The first concert, organised in collaboration with UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts and Centre for Jazz and Popular Music, will take place at Alliance Francaise in Durban on Saturday 18 December, doors open at 6 pm and tickets are available on Webtickets for R60. The second concert will take... Read more
Realness Institute Opens Submissions for 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship
Realness Institute, a non-profit organisation which aims to empower Africans to tell their stories from an unapologetically African point of view, is excited to announce the opened submissions for the 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship (DET) in partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service. Submissions... Read more
Bringing photography back to its roots while honouring a legend
Born in the Vaal and studied in the Vaal: “The rich history of the Vaal Triangle has made me the person I am currently. I am still reaping the fruits of being born in the Vaal and its rich history and dependents. Earlier in life I was working in... Read more
Young talents selected to take their musicals to the professional stag
The Centre for Creative Arts, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, in collaboration with the Mandela Bay Theatre Complex, are proud to announce the winners of the inaugural Cabaret And Beyond festival. Multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger Ntlantla Swana from Gqeberha and singer, pianist and musical theatre performer Leah Mari from... Read more
A second fiddle of note
Wood scientists at Stellenbosch University (SU) have done it again: they have helped to craft another violin from indigenous African trees. It is only the second such instrument in the world. The work was completed with the help of a luthier from Durbanville in the Cape.  Knysna Blackwood from... Read more
Renowned sculptor Angus Taylor installs sculptures at UP community project Moja Gabedi
Internationally known South African artist Angus Taylor has built two massive sculptures with the help of students and community members at Moja Gabedi, the University of Pretoria’s (UP) growing community engagement project. For about 100 years, Moja Gabedi stood as an empty, unsightly lot in Festival Street, not far... Read more
DUT alumna showcases her collection at SA Fashion Week
Durban University of Technology (DUT) Alumna, Fikile Zamagcino Sokhulu is making fashion strides in the industry and was recently one of the finalists of the virtual South African Fashion Week New Talent Search Competition 2021; showcasing her fashion collection, Willow, at the prestigious digital event.  Feminine and organic aesthetics are associated with her brand Fikile Zamagcino... Read more

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