Mysterious artist launches project to make streets safer for all women

Johannesburg – Like something out of a Marvel comic, a masked heroine took to the streets of Johannesburg to perform an arts protest that disrupted the frivolous atmosphere of this week’s First Thursday art events in Johannesburg. The anonymous performer, who is part of a collective called Her Shadow Was Here, walked the streets while…

Ayanda Mabulu’s Painting Which Portrays Mandela And South African president Zuma In A Sexual Act Has Caused A Stir

A South African painting showing the president in what appears to be a sexual act with Nelson Mandela is stirring outrage as well as calls to respect freedom of expression. Artist Ayanda Mabulu said his painting is meant to show how scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma has violated the hopeful legacy of Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader…