Paul Edmunds

Paul Edmunds has carved a niche in South African sculpture over the last 15 years with time consuming artworks that rely on repetition, detail and scale. He makes use of everyday objects that have been re-contextualised into complex pieces and conversations. We chat to him about critical feedback and making a living from art. DIY: How would you describe yourself and what you do? Paul: I’m a fairly hard-working, full-time artist, living with my... Read More

Liam Magner

Liam Magner is mostly known these days as one half of Veranda Panda but he’s a jack of many artistic trades. DJ, actor, musician, director, producer and *ahem* model, the man knows how to keep busy. We chatted to him about his current projects, how he got to where he is and where he sees himself going.   DIY: When people ask the infamous, “What do you do?” question, what do you say to them? Liam: I say that I’m involved in entertainment... Read More

DIY Does DIFF: Episode III

Just like Hollywood, we’re milking a good thing and presenting you with the third (okay, fourth, but the first one was a prequel) installment of DIFF reviews. Today, Russel Smith gets a look into the life of a deaf and blind man in Planet of Snail and Russell Grant gets taken into the psyche of a child whose father has abandoned him in The Kid with a Bike.   Planet of Snail reviewed by Russel Smith       I had no expectations... Read More

Dear Reader

It’s always a delight when Dear Reader find themselves in our city and this Saturday, they’ll be playing a show at artSPACE. We managed to get Luke Smith to fire off a couple questions to Cherilyn Neilson about what they’ve been been up to, loss of faith and how the latest album, Idealistic Animals, has been recieved.   DIY: Close to 8 months since you last graced our shores. What have you and Dear Reader been up to during... Read More