In the October 2019 issue of Creative Feel, Absa L’Atelier brings African artists’ possibilities to life; we look at innovative hand-crafted products on sale at Handmade Contemporary Fair; and we announce the BASA Awards Finalists for 2019. David Koloane is remembered through the current exhibition at Standard Bank Gallery; UJ Gallery and MTN Foundation explore the South African landscape in their collaborative exhibition; and a senior curator at Berman Contemporary gives insight into Daniel Stompie Selibe’s recent exhibition. New York Fashion Week comes to South Africa, a new arts prize lands in Graaff-Reinet and the National Arts Council takes a look at the impact The Imbali Artbooks have had on teaching art in South Africa. We take a look at the laureates of the Praemium Imperiale Awards, which includes SA-born William Kentridge, and review the candidates for the Booker Prize Shortlist. In theatre news, Cape Town Opera’s upcoming production incorporates the story of the aftermath of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, Joburg Theatre presents another panto adventure, Joburg Ballet goes behind the lens of their current production, and Pavarotti the film hits cinemas nationwide.