Blacktale, a new poem by UFS Poetry Club founder and IRAWA editor Tshiamo Malatji, was first performed at the Vryfees LitFest Poetry Slam. Malatji, the three-time champion of the slam, claimed retirement from slamming and took on the role of judge for the 2019 edition. ART STATE is honoured to be the first to publish this gem.
Truth be told, Khumo “K.Set” Sethoba is a profound word magician who writes soulfully and recites fluently, observes Ace Moloi.
After seeing three well marketed shows that were concomitantly well attended, ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle looks into the state of marketing the arts in the city.
Ace Moloi watched Makhosi Mamome of M2M PHOTOGRAPHY live in action, and rates him as everybody’s dream photographer.
ART STATE Editor Ace Moloi reviews Prince KayBee’s new album I AM MUSIC.