Rainbow Room by Pierre Le Riche

Creativity meets equal rights campaign in the shape of the Rainbow Room, an art installation by Cape Town, South Africa-based designer Pierre Le Riche. The colourful piece of art takes a critical look at the sociological implications of Afrikaner masculine hegemony on homosexuality in post-apartheid South Africa. Le Riche has created a traditional Afrikaans family … Continue reading

Ernest Cole Apartheid Photography

At the recent Barbican exhibition ‘Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s’, which closed today in London, a single photographer shone through amongst the expansive photographic documentation of two of the most radical decades in recent history. The exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery focused on views of revolution, war and social change seen … Continue reading

One To Watch: St. Lucia

It comes as no surprise that being of St. Lucian heritage I’d be drawn to this act, but St. Lucia are going to be on your summer playlist as soon as you hear their first EP, that’s a promise. It is good to know that music now has an act that can truly justify being … Continue reading

Fashion porn with Henrik Purienne

The influx of American Apparel-style, natural homemade shoots in fashion circles has led to a rise in ‘fashion porn’ photographers, virtual ‘Testinos’ of the bedroom, armed with a camera pre and post sex, it is like cataloging your success, yet deeming it art. The Cape Town-based photographer Henrik Purienne is one of the leading ‘fashion … Continue reading