And The Winners Are…

As those of you all up in social media clearly know, we’ve been running a competition with Street Scene Tours and Spiga, along with the fine sponsors you see in the poster above, that sees two DIY readers and their mates joining us on the raddest possible AFCON experience possible for this Wednesday’s South Africa vs Angola clash. This post is to tell you who those two lucky people are…   And the winners are: Bhashkar Parmanand... Read More

Win The AFCON Experience Of A Lifetime!

    AFCON is just around the corner and obviously we’re amped. It’s like the World Cup, but without the annoying Americans, Australians and anyone who isn’t African. Awesome right? We thought so, and so did the cats at Spiga and Street Scene which is why they have teamed up to give two lucky DIY readers and their mates the coolest possible AFCON experience ever. You’ll be getting hooked up so hard.   Here’s... Read More

Grace Kotze

We kick off 2013 with an interview with the experienced painter, curator and teacher, Grace Kotze. We find out what keeps her going after 23 years of creating and ask her about narcissism in using the artist as the subject and what she hopes to communicate with her work.   DIY: Where would say you fit in the Durban art scene? Grace: I embrace it as an exhibitor and part time curator yet prefer to steer clear of the politics, a phenomena that... Read More

Greg Lomas

Greg Lomas has made a habit of exploring Africa and documenting his journeys along the way. We discover how he made the transition from graphic design into photography and filmmaking.   DIY: Give us a short description of a day in the life of Greg Lomas?  Greg: Coffee will introduce the day to me, and right now my workday lacks a general rhythm since I am currently balancing a number of projects and trying to give each one attention. So potentially... Read More

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