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Johannesburg's Experimental Music Finds a New Home

South African experimental music imprint Mushroom Hour Half Hour launches online with a sea of vinyl mixes and auditory experiments.

It’s one of the warmest days in autumn of 2015. Typical mid-year Joburg weather where standing in the shadows is hellishly cold, so we thaw in the direct sunlight. Picnicked in the garden of a makeshift art gallery in the bohemian part of the city, a group of people mainly from Jozi’s artsy scene sit about waiting for the show. Unsure of what to expect, we find reassurance looking at the unlikely band of mismatched musicians and artists gathered in front of a downing sun.

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South Africa's Youth in 16 Portraits

Lebo Lukewarm photographs the changing youth of South Africa with the black-and-white portrait series, You Fought For Me.

Today marks 40 years since students in Soweto took to the streets to march against the Apartheid government’s implementation of Afrikaans as the main language in schools. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, Lebo Lukewarm set out to photograph the changing youth of South Africa with the black-and-white portrait series, You Fought For Me.

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