Culture & Lifestyle
The Eco Movement: A New Vision for Cemeteries

The Eco Movement: A New Vision for Cemeteries

Do cemeteries give you the creeps? Normally they aren’t the most relaxing places to visit. An Italian project, seeking to promote the realization of “green cemeteries” wants to change the way we honor our dead and construct our cemeteries.   The project, called Capsula Mundi, envisions cemeteries full of trees instead of tombstones. Capsula Mundi...
And the Beat goes on...

And the Beat goes on…

The Summer of Love, Woodstock, hippies, protest, peace and love, drugs, long hair and bare feet. These are some of the stereotypes that come to mind when I think about the 1960s in the United States, a volatile time for that nation.        
Issue 24 Preview: Listen to my Colour and Look at my Sound

Issue 24 Preview: Listen to my Colour and Look at my Sound

Issue 24 of one small seed asks you to ‘Listen to my Colour and Look at my Sound’. Music, motion, words and colour – looking beyond the obvious, our latest issue brings a union of the senses. To follow is an all-inclusive preview of the new issue: a full breakdown of content that resonates with...
You Are Beautiful - Street Art

You Are Beautiful – Street Art

The message is very simple, whomever you are, ‘You Are Beautiful’. This awesome street art project is spreading a positive message throughout the world. The anonymous, Chicago-based artists behind You Are Beautiful shed light on the art project’s optimistic history. Read on to find out more about this interesting project.
COP17 - SOMETHING THAT ROLLS UP - 'LIVING BEEHIVE'

COP17 – SOMETHING THAT ROLLS UP – ‘LIVING BEEHIVE’

The first panel was completed in three days by one woman and was exhbibited at the launch of the SANBI ‘Living Beehive’. It consists of roughly 16500 tiny beads and is one frame in a 100frame stop frame animation.  The individual panels, approximately A4 in size, will be photographed and then be put together to...
WIN TICKETS TO YOGARAVE, a party with a difference.

WIN TICKETS TO YOGARAVE, a party with a difference.

Ever wondered what it would be like to combine a nightclub with a yoga class? Well the answer is YOGARAVE. Much like the name suggests, yoga has been mixed with live san skrit fusion music,meditation and dancing. Get ready for drug free ecstasy!        
Cape Town Design Capital 2014 : what does it really mean?

Cape Town Design Capital 2014 : what does it really mean?

At six am on 26 October it was announced live from Tapei that Cape Town had beaten Bilboa and Dublin in the bid for World Design Capital. We spoke to director of Tsai Design Studio Tsai Y;
Coordinator of Creative Cape Town, Zayd Minty; and director of African Centre for Cities),Edgar Pieter
se. Read on to hear what they...
Buddy Chellan on What he's Wearing

Buddy Chellan on What he’s Wearing

Buddy’s interest in BMX was triggered at a very young age.  His first BMX came along when he was about 13 years old, and it too served merely as a means of transportation. Through riding his bike, Buddy started meeting other riders, and heading on out for those long road pedaling trips. He started absorbing...
I art Gallery: Clare Menck and Cobus Haupt

I art Gallery: Clare Menck and Cobus Haupt

As from 5 to 26 October, South African based artists Clare Menck and Cobus Haupt exhibit their work in the Iart gallery, Cape Town. Both artists offer a vibrant and contemporary twist on traditional methods of production.            
Feiyue - Flying Forward Competition

Feiyue – Flying Forward Competition

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and what you’re stepping out in is important. Feiyue, pronounced “Feî-ué,” literally means “flying forward” which means your journey will be less about stepping and more about blitzing through in style.
Savanna - Lemon Squeezing Tree Hugger

Savanna – Lemon Squeezing Tree Hugger

Savanna used their affinity with lemons and lemon trees to promote the annual Arbour Day initiative and encouraged their fans to plant and grow trees. How? By giving away lemon trees in-store, of course! Keep reading to find out about the on-going online competition which involves tree-hugging TwitPics and live lemon-suited tree planters!
THE LANGUAGE OF SWING

THE LANGUAGE OF SWING

‘One, step! Two, step! Three, step!’ commands the dance instructor on the night of Saturday the 28th August. It is the eight o’clock dance class, which seamlessly advances into a night of Swing on in… at Club Voom Voom – and now the third Swing event hosted by culturetalent. Couples and their feet seem to liven up...
BOOM+27: EPISODE 09

BOOM+27: EPISODE 09

We’re back with the ninth installment of your de facto guide to culture, events and fashion in South Africa.
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