Editor’s Pick

Exclusive Video Interview with ex-gang member of the Pollsmoor 28s

For one small seed exclusive insider’s account, writer Paul White tells the story of an ex-gang member of the Pollsmoor 28s, part of the infamous South African Number Gangs feared around the world. His name is Joburg

We Couldn’t Not Post This Touching Story About Jose

Being abducted as a child, forced to mass-kill and managing to escape this fate is something that — for most of us — is impossible to fathom. Run Jose, directed by Dave Meinert, might be the closest we’ll ever get to understanding just a fraction of what it might feel like. The short film tells...

Naked Woman Caresses iconic Nelson Mandela Statue

After doing a little stroll around the popular Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg, a woman then decided to pull a Full Monty, going all close-up and personal while she caressed the statue of South Africa’s former president.

#YourINK – Part I: Win a Professional Photo Shoot & Levi’s Gear

Would you like to see yourself and your tattoos in a future issue of Cult of Self Magazine?

Rebecca Handler’s The Couples: Behind The Scenes Videos

Featured HERE, in the first digital edition of one small seed magazine — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue — New York photographer Rebecca Handler’s latest series, The Couples, portrays historic ‘duos’ set in contemporary times. Each of them is depicted in a cinematic scene, contrasting the lifestyle they are famed for having. The curtain has been dropped as Handler...

Oliver Barnett: Behind The Scenes

Featured in the first digital issue of one small seed magazine — ‘The Irony of Reality’ Issue — Cape Town-based photographic artist Oliver Barnett’s aim is to ‘unite scientific and spiritual realms to invoke balance in the way humans interact with nature.’

45 Years Later, John Lennon’s Words on ‘War & Peace’ Highly Relevant to Today’s Crisis of Violence & Corruption

In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced Lenon to do an interview about peace. 45 years later, Levitan produced a film about it. And now – in this time of period of shocking violence, corruption, poverty and...

Ever seen a body look like this!?

Body Painting – one of the most original types of art that was used mostly in traditional rituals/ceremonies – is now increasingly being considered and revered as a contemporary art form. Verging on the unbelievable, here are the striking and surreal images from German Body Artist, Gesine Marwedel.

Images of the Month | July

The one small seed network is a buzzing space filled with inspiration, creativity and and an archive of over 60 000 images. From international and local photographers (those just starting out to the highly revered), to artists and designers, and also bloggers – onesmallseed.net is the ultimate go-to platform to share your work, connect with...

All the colours of the… Apple gay pride video!

A brand that continues to broaden the spectrum of ‘thinking design’, Apple has stood by their unwavering commitment to equality and diversity by making a stunning video showing their support in gay pride. (Length: 02.09)

Surreal Photography: The Power of Perception

Taiwanese photographer Yung Cheng Lin is a voyeur of all that surrounds him, looking at the familiar – the ‘ordinary’ – he is able to see ‘what can be’. Witty and suggestive, Lin’s highly engaging surreal images are the product of his vivid imagination, photographic technical know-how, and his raw understanding about the power of...

Jonny Joburg Is off to Light up LA

Meet Jonny Joburg: a name that pays tribute to a city that is captivating the world with a fresh creative explosion from some brazen and ambitious individuals. Known in the early ’90s simply as Luthando, Jonny is the force and face behind his label Renaissance Rock Recordings, former member of the band SPAZA$HOP BOYZ and...

First Seeds For First Times

Every action is creative and every passionate action is art – Matthew Stone (I.D. Magazine) So, for every passionate action there should be a passionate reaction, right? From planting a seed to forming a movement, here’s a look back at first thoughts on one small seed, first encounters with the magazine and some first ‘creative...