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


G-Payne is back and he returned with some gold from his many an adventure of late. Check out his shots from Oppi with Fruit & Veggies, being the resident photographer at Amsterdam, Skullboy’s You&Me exhibit, the Winston’s re-opening and general filthy living.     You know you dig his vibe, so go give Grant a like on Facebook.  Read More

Interpret Durban Convos: Samora Chapman

Samora Chapman’s photo came first in the Interpret Durban photography contest. Russell Grant caught up with him to have a word about his winning picture DIY: How long have you been a photographer? Samora: Damn, that’s an ambiguous question first up! I’ve been making money off photography for about four years on and off. But I’ve been taking pics for about eight years. In between taking pics and writing I’ve been a labourer, driver, filmmaker,... Read More