Win double tickets to the SAADA expo in Johannesburg

Collection of jewellery

Established in 1963, the South African Antique, Art and Design Association celebrates the history of design in a unique and innovative way. Their annual expos in Johannesburg and Cape Town showcase some of the country’s most treasured historical items, from fine jewellery to bold sculptures.

Sawubona and SAADA are excited to give away double tickets to three lucky readers. Winners will see these commemorated pieces first-hand at the Johannesburg Expo this year. Taking place at The Wanderers Club from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October, the expo’s theme is…
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Why we’re loving Jozi

Johannesburg view from Randlords. Image by Darling Lama Productions

Johannesburg view from Randlords. Image by Darling Lama Productions

According to the UK-based GQ magazine, Johannesburg is the “new cool capital of the southern hemisphere”. The article by Nick Carvell praised Jozi for it’s “seriously buzzing urban landscape packed with superb bars, inventive restaurants, cool hotels and one of the world’s most exciting theatre, art and music scenes”.

Commendations seem to be coming in steadily, with other well-respected media agencies like the BBC, New York Times and AFKTravel featuring…
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Gallery: Ed Suter’s street lens

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Cape Town-based photographer, Ed Suter is inspired by the streets of South Africa and the people who walk it. The colours, art and textures that set African cities apart form the base of much of his work. This inspiration emerged in book form when Sharp Sharp was published in 2012, paying homage to the streets of Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

“I’m motivated by the word ‘energy’,” said Suter. “I want the work I do and the photographs I take to convey a sense of the energy of…
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My travelling trail of art

Outside the Basilica of St. Babila there is a man with deep brown eyes, an empty cup and less than ten toes. He smiled at the sketch of San Babila for a while after I walked away, and then quietely slipped it into his pocket. Outside the Basilica of St. Babila there is a man with deep brown eyes, an empty cup and less than ten toes. He smiled at the sketch of San Babila for a while after I walked away, and then quietely slipped it into his…
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