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As you know, Creative Feel (the premier South African arts, culture, and lifestyle magazine) was known for its high-quality print publication, but now our digital platforms have become a go-to source for the creative sector who want to stay up-to-date with the latest news.  

A Tribute to Dr CK ‘Bob’ Brain

Beginnings and early career history Charles Kimberlin ‘Bob’ Brain (see Fig. 1) was born on 7 May 1931 in what was then Salisbury (now Harare), Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). From his earliest years, he had close contact with natural history as his father was an entomologist and

SAMRO music foundation bursary

Changing lives, one note at a time

With an overflowing fountain of talent available in our country, selecting SAMRO bursary recipients is always a challenge but these rising stars have shown the dedication, thought and unwavering commitment needed to become legendary in the field of music. It was musician Billy Joel who

Nelson Mandela’s return to his cell

Jürgen Schadeberg’s photograph of Mandela looking through the bars of his Robben Island Cell in 1994 was voted as one of the 50 most memorable images of the 20th century by The Photographers’ Gallery in London.      Jürgen Schadeberg was born in Berlin in

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Chernobyl: An eerie and ominous soundtrack

Chernobyl, a five-part miniseries co-production from HBO and Sky, dramatises the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history – and of the sacrifices made to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. The series’ producers have utilised the power of

Joburg Theatre Sarafina

Sarafina! the Broadway musical for Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre, in partnership with Keeloz Global Entertainment, will be restaging the internationally acclaimed Broadway hit musical Sarafina!. Directed by Nhlanhla Ngema and starring Noxolo Dlamini as Sarafina, it will be staged from 19 July to 11 August 2019 at the Joburg Theatre’s Mandela Stage.

Ophelia Forever Editors Letter Creative Feel Magazine July 2019

The vibrancy of the arts

Tammy Greer is a writer and Creative Feel’s recently appointed Editor. Welcome to our July issue! It’s hard to believe that we are already entering the second half of 2019.      The July issue is always one of my favourites to work on. For

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As you know, Creative Feel, the premier South African arts, culture, and lifestyle magazine, is known for its high-quality print publication, but our digital platforms have become a go-to source for the creative sector who want to stay up-to-date with the latest news.    

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The interdisciplinary language of Heidi Sincuba

Creativity @ Work is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. ‘Arriving in the Netherlands was shocking. Because I realised immediately, something I oddly enough had never experienced before: that I am African,’ explains multi-disciplinary artist and educator Heidi Sincuba

Lekgetho Makola q&a interview

Encore: Lekgetho Makola

Lekgetho Makola is the Head of Market Photo Workshop. His role is to lead and guide the strategic operational management and the artistic framework of programming of the organisation. Name three artworks that you love and why. A portrait photograph by Keorapetse Mosimane: Androgenia –

Julie Diphofa National Arts Council

Being business savvy doesn’t mean selling out

In navigating an arts and culture landscape characterised by exclusion and privilege, emerging South African artists need to acknowledge that developing entrepreneurial skills and positioning themselves as economic players is as integral to their practice as making art, writes Julie Diphofa. Over the years, artists

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RMB Turbine Art Fair 2019

The seventh edition of the RMB Turbine Art Fair (RMB TAF) is coming up next month, and will be the most substantial Fair yet. Since its inception in 2013, RMB TAF has grown extensively year on year, and will be held from 12 to 14

Artscape Theatre Music Mandla Mlangeni

An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape

An audacious three genre performance is coming to Artscape led by 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz, Mandla Mlangeni, featuring the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and the Gugulethu Voices Choir. The Amandla Freedom Ensemble led by Mandla Mlangeni, the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist

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Museums, Memorials and Monuments

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June in tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 1976 Soweto Uprising. With this contribution to Creative Feel, Dr Noel Lungile Zwelidumile Solani of the DITSONG:

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Reatile Moalusi: Complexion, Pigment and Hue

Reatile Moalusi’s latest solo exhibition Molelo Wa Badimo, which is on at the Absa Gallery until 14 June 2019, is centred around an appreciation and celebration of individuality. ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ isn’t just a saying – more and more, it

Sue Pam Grant

Sue Pam-Grant is present

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. On a busy Saturday morning, theatre-maker, writer, and visual artist Sue Pam-Grant is inside her studio, quietly working away as she does most mornings. Outside, cars and trucks struggle up

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Pop icons, paraphernalia and shifting paradigms

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Ashraf Johaardien, an award-winning playwright, producer and arts manager. He took up the role of CEO at Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) in March 2019. ‘A bridge must be built between the visionary and the decision-maker,

Ashraf Johaardien q&a interview

Encore: Ashraf Johaardien

Ashraf Johaardien is the recently appointed CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). He works closely with the new Chairperson, Charmaine Soobramoney, and the board to manage, drive and translate our organisational strategy and purpose into tangible outputs and engagement that create deliberate value

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A winter tale

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Winter on the island of Sylt can be a lonely affair. A far cry from the loud beaches of summer, the wanderer at the sea is alone – an almost

SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards Exhibition 2019

SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards Exhibition 2019

The University of Johannesburg Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) Gallery, Creative Feel and the Contemporary Jewellery Forum congratulate Marlene de Beer, the winner of the annual 2019 SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards. Marlene de Beer is a jewellery lecturer at the Durban University of
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‘The tension between self and the world’

Constant & Cultural is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of The Constitution Hill Trust, a journalist, radio presenter, business leader and champion of the arts. The recent Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) Arts and National Development Imbizo – Rethinking the Positioning of

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