Ask DJ Fuego Heat

It’s our second installment of Ask DJ Fuego Heat and this month Senor Heat tackles some of life’s toughest questions like “Do you need to take drugs to make friends in Durban?” “How do I stop my shitty friends from posting shitty memes on Facebook?” and there’s a bit about underage girls that we hope he’s joking about. The steam cat that is DJ Fuego Heat breaks it down below.     Gavin Radebe... 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

Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha will be joining the rest of the globe in celebrating cities around the world on the 23rd of February, and we have a special announcement to share with you.   This Pecha Kucha is something special, the main focus is celebrating YOUR city, which, you may have noticed, is something we here at DIY are pretty big fans of. We’ve been given the inside scoop on who has been confirmed to present at this prestigious event.   You’re... Read More

Matt Kay

After working at one of Durban’s best studios, Disturbance, Matt Kay took a break from the corporate design world for a year. Stathi Kougianos has an in depth chat with Matt about taking time out for himself, freelancing in Durban and Inspiration vs Imitation. DIY: You just took part in 3 exhibitions recently, how did they go? Matt: Not too bad, considering all the murmur that Durban doesn’t support the art scene. I think you have to... Read More