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Artists in solidarity with Fees Must Fall

The Fees Must Fall movement has become one of the most prominent movements of our time, with students calling for free, quality, decolonized...

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Everything you need to know about Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival 2016

“Ungaphthelwa Innovation Yako” / “Own Your Innovation”
In a collaboration between City of Johannesburg, Tshimo...

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The Bag Factory: An artistic alcove of cultural exchange twenty-five years in the making

Nestled between the edge of Newtown and Fordsburg, the once industrial warehouse now exists as a space of continuous cultural exchange. “Y...

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Wits Silent Protest 2016 – Solidarity | Disruption | Remembrance | Healing

#SilentProtest #SilentProtestWits #DemandPEP #BreakingTheSilence #1in3 #rememberkhwezi
The power of Womxn’s solidarity and the p...

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Party[ing] Politics: East-Side Youth Pre-Gaming the Election

Dusk falls in Katlehong. A line of cars extends down the Nota street pavement, connecting the provisional barricades to the Hurricanes entra...

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Petite Noir – Future Wave

The media coverage of last weekend’s South African Music Awards has been dominated by Riky Rick and AKA’s petulant responses to not winn...

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Sosesame Gallery; a critical cooperative injecting new life-blood into SA’s art system.

Sosesame is the new kid on the gallery block, having opened in Melville in April of this year. The fact that this buzzing cultural precinct ...

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Bubblegum Club is hosting DENY / DENIAL / DENIED, the culmination of Roberta Rich’ studio residency at Assemblage

Artist Roberta Rich has been in residence at Assemblage Studios since February 2016. Her time at Assemblage now culminates with an exhibitio...

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Skattie Celebrates – Spotlight on Rose Gelderblom Waddilove

Fashion and design website Skattie has been piloting a new way to give emerging artists exposure with their  Celebrates parties. The concep...

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Elle Magazine celebrates their 20th birthday by installing a pop-up office at Bubblegum Club

Elle Magazine have set up their  #popupoffice at the Bubblegum Club work space.  Throughout the week Elle magazine will be running a virtu...

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Thesis Lifestyle celebrates a decade in the game!

Thesis is a Johannesburg institution. From fashion and retail to events and socially oriented initiatives the brand has grown from strength ...

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Bubblegum Club and British Council collaborate on Connect ZA’s new look, linking the past, present and future

British Council Connect ZA is a cultural programme working across the UK and SA. They are reimaginging their visual identity with Bubblegum...

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