CreativeMornings Johannesburg turned 5 we made it happen

Reading Time: 1 minute Building the creative community in Johannesburg and South Africa are very close to our hearts. Which is one of the reasons we have been running CreativeMornings in Johannesburg for the last 5 years. Since September 2017 we have hosted 53 talks for 3253 different people.  https://vimeo.com/292301817 There was even a photo booth https://vimeo.com/292935017 Special thanks […]

CreativeMornings: June is Broken

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gaze and eye contact are simple acts, but when our attention transforms into vigilance, we begin to notice things that weren’t immediately obvious. We might notice an extra space in a paragraph or details within the texture of the page that weren’t appreciated. When we turn our eyes to the government, healthcare, traditional education or […]

CreativeMornings: FAKA on Broken

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Introducing our June CreativeMornings speaker: FAKA – a local art duo working through performance art, as an archival project documenting the experiences of young black queer creatives locally. FAKA is a cultural movement established by best friends Thato Ramaisa and Buyani Duma (who go by the stage names Fela Gucci and Desire Marea). Thato describes himself as […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: 2015 Review

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s been a busy year for CreativeMornings Johannesburg. We hosted ten talks in total, only missing out on two themes – Climate (February) and Time (December). Our speakers were photographers, agency founders, directors, designers, comedians, and artists. They provided us with some amazing insights and commentary on the state of their respective industries, South Africa, […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: 2015 in Pictures

Reading Time: 3 minutes CreativeMornings Johannesburg hosted ten talks at six different venues in 2015. We think some of our best talks took place in the past twelve months – our speakers provided us with some amazing insights into their lives, some even giving us a little bit of advice taken from their experiences. We thought it would be […]

CreativeMornings: Lebogang Rasethaba

Reading Time: 1 minute Our speaker this month is Lebogang Rasethaba a documentary filmmaker, who learnt his trade in China of all places. He creates work for a spread of international brands and can be gawked at across sites like Highsnobiety, i-D and Vice. Recently he teamed up with Spoek Mathambo to create one of his two feature-length documentaries. Future Sound of […]

Roger Ballen: I Fink U Freeky

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pioneering photographer Roger Ballen will be speaking at CreativeMornings Johannesburg on Friday the 23rd of January. To get you pumped up, we’re taking a look at some of his greatest recent work. First up: the impeccably shot and deeply disturbing video he created withe Die Antwoord, for their 2012 single “I Fink U Freeky”. Enjoy! To […]

Anthea Pokroy On Why She Collects Gingers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Put your hand up if you thought Gingers were becoming less common in the human gene pool. My hand’s up. I thought it might end up that way, with the ginger gene being a recessive one. Maybe it was my classmates or the internet that made me think that? Anyway. Back to the question. You thought […]