That’s Just Like, Your Opinion: Film Fetish

We hit up Working Class’s Film Fetish exhibition at The Upstairs and asked people what they thought about cult films, the work on display and DIFF.     It seems everybody has a different definition for what makes a cult film and most of them need to take a closer look at the DIFF programme. Here’s what five completely random people (promise) had to say.   ST(E)AK, 35, Social Observer   DIY: Which are your favourite... Read More

Christian Mugnai

Christian Mugnai is tirelessly reviving the art scene in Durban with the rest of the Working Class trio. No stranger to good old-fashioned elbow grease, he is a demon with a pencil and a renowned pen tool junkie. Get some insight into this designer’s world after the jump.   DIY: What is it about the work of people like David Kinsey that excites you so much? Christian: I have never been a graffiti artist, but during my tech years I was... Read More

Locals Only

Working Class and Volcom teamed up to produce Locals Only, an art exhibit showcasing talents from the 011, 021 and 031. Luke Smith reviews the opening night of the Durban exhibit. There was something about an exhibition called “Locals Only”  put on by Working Class that just tugged at my Bluff origins. It conjured up youthful memories of  the storm pipe at Garvies, the tanned and sun bleached surfers at Ansteys (who both frightened... Read More

Working Class

Working Class have teamed up with Volcom Stone to bring you the “Locals Only” exhibition going down next week at The Upstairs. It is gonna be super dope, best you get there early with your art money ready.   Working Class is an endeavor of Tyrone Bradley, Skullboy and Christian Mugnai. It was founded by Tyrone and Skullboy at the end of 2010 with the aim of encouraging and promoting the local art and counter culture scene within... Read More

Broadcasts

On Saturday evening, Luke Smith went to watch new instrumental band, Strage, play at the Broadcasts exhibition at KZNSA. After being blown away by the art, he gets destroyed by the sound. Read what he had to say after the jump. Durban’s creative scene has been on fire of late. Blame the water, the air, the supposed apathy being shoved aside, blame whatever. Fact of the matter is it’s something the city has been in desperate need of.... Read More