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Interview | Warming Up to Phat Jack: Win Tickets to the Next Make-Believe/We Are The Noise Event

Another one of sSHADOWWORKSs’ very own, Joburg-based Jack Gorton, aka Phat Jack is one not to be missed or messed with. Nu jazz, downtempo and deep house are his staples, and alongside his events planning, his record store and his producing endeavors, Mr. Gorton does many lovely things, like returning to Chukkachurri to perform this...

New Wave Noir Wave | Interview with Petite Noir

Yannick Ilunga aka Petite Noir, the inventor of ‘noir wave’ and member of the Capital of Cool creative crew just brought out his new single Pressure and a trippy music video to accompany the tune. Freshly back from London town, he spoke to us about what inspired him, unique music and bad grammar. How do...

FlashBack | Pieter Hugo Nollywood and the Death of Photography | Issue14

Pieter Hugo is quickly gaining notoriety as Africa’s premier photographer for his reinvention of the representation of Africa to the West. Frequently quoted for declaring the death of photography, Hugo is indicative of a generation whose sensibility is fine-tuned to the delicate role of the photographer, realising that to photograph is by no means to...

#bottomrightcorner – september week 3

This week’s #bottomrightcorner is all about the weekend! Whatever the method, mood or momentum, we gotta say hello to the weekend good and proper!  A little Sleepy Sun, a little Art Bleek, a little of The Drums, a little something for everyone… A little something you’ll like a lot. Happy Friday all!   Sleepy Sun...

COMPETITION: WIN TICKETS TO 49M ROCKING THE DAISIES 2012

How hard can you party? It’s time you told us… one small seed is giving away two single tickets to 49M Rocking the Daisies 2012. This year the 7th edition of 49M Rocking the Daisies is bigger and better than ever! A festival that never fails, they are promising to provide one hella epic festival....

Images of the Week: September, Week 04

Images of the Week features two astounding visual delights every week from one small seed network. At the end of each week, we add two more images from onesmallseed.net to the relevant month’s gallery collection on onesmallseed.com. All images are the featured works of members of one small seed network, our creative online community. To...

In Rainbows with Michael Elion

A glimpse of spring hit Cape Town last week on Friday 7th September, and dancing on a rainbow seemed the perfect way to celebrate! one small seed caught up with Michael Elion artist / architect who mainly works on large scale public artworks. On behalf of Creative Week Cape Town he created a man-made rainbow,...

adidas originals I Represent I Vouks and The Curse I Behind the scenes

Since the 23 September the adidas All Originals #Represent campaign has been running, with entries flooding in from all over the country. Submissions are open until 7 October, so – South Africa – get moving on representing your crew! Whatever your mode, mantra or medium, show adidas and the world what you and your crew...

I [blank] SA – tees for local charity

IblankSA is a local South African non-profit initiative started up by Adam Lee Casey, who in addition to working as an architect and lecturer is a passionate surfer, skater and traveller. Adam, originally from New York but now living in Cape Town, has spent the past two months setting up a charity project with designed...

Doctor/Patient Privelege – Nastplas

Nastplas from Madrid is an illustrative duo comprising of Dr Franken (a software developer by day) and Natalia Molinos, an interior designer. Using painstaking 3D images, vectors, photography, airbrush and many other media, they take organic textures to a new level with this series of drawings that are quite a sight…

#FlashBack | September Week02

From the weird to the wonderful, the festive and the dark, from music to art, to fashion, architecture, people and beyond, South African popular culture has flourished in leaps and bounds. Now with an online database of back issues available to read for free at Issuu.com, one small seed has been at the forefront of...

Adidas calling South Africans to #represent!

Launched on September 3rd 2012, adidas has created a campaign – All Originals #Represent – calling on South Africans to represent the brand with originality, creativity and passion through loading videos, images, audio and mantras as a crew (two or more people) to its campaign website. Uploading must be completed by 7 October 2012. (video)...

pulp, colour & country – neil krug

Neil Krug’s latest creative offering lies in a series of books, entitled Pulp Art Book, (Volumes One and Two) which he created with Joni Harbeck, model and art director, who he is now officicially married to. Like something out of a Quentin Tarantino movie, his images have an authentically seasoned look with the kind of...
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