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: Humility | Mike Sharman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday. Since it’s April Fool’s Day today, it seems only appropriate to introduce you to this dope-ass fool – our April speaker, Mike Sharman! Mike Sharman is a co-founder of Retroviral, an award winning digital communications agency that creates online word of mouth spread for brands using bespoke strategy, social media, and […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Ink | John Hunt

Reading Time: 1 minute Hold onto your artfully patterned panties, Johannesburg, because this month’s CreativeMornings speaker is advertising legend John Hunt! John Hunt is the co-founder of the advertising agency network TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and is currently Worldwide Creative Director oftbwa. In 1993 he was intimately involved in Nelson Mandela’s first election campaign. The author of a number of television dramas, he […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Ugly | Roger Ballen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello everyone! It’s a rainy aftwrnoon here in Johannesburg, and we have an exciting reveal for you. This month’s CreativeMornings speaker is photographer Roger Ballen! For many people, Mr. Ballen will need no introduction… but here’s one anyway just in case. Roger Ballen was born in New York in 1950, but for over 30 years he […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Chance | Hanneke Schutte

Reading Time: 1 minute Hello, everyone, and happy Monday! It’s that time again, when we announce which brilliant person will be speaking at CreativeMornings Johannesburg this month. The speaker for November is Hanneke Schutte, Hanneke is a Jo’burg based writer and film director. After leaving advertising, Hanneke spent two years in Prague teaching English to a bunch of Czechs who […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Color | Anthea Pokroy

Reading Time: 1 minute Happy Hump Day, everyone! Don’t worry, in just two sleeps it will be Friday. And then seven sleeps after that, you can come to CreativeMornings Johannesburg, and check out our fantastic speaker – Anthea Pokroy! Anthea Pokroy is a Johannesburg-based artist and photographer. She obtained her BA Fine Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand […]