A Namibian Teacher Who is Not Done Learning

A group of talented artists make up this years University of Namibia (UNAM) Visual Arts Graduates 2016. Showing their eclectic styles, the graduates are all part of an exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) and the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) which runs from the 10th of November until the 7th of December. 99FM’s MYD Art spent …

Appreciation for the Peace of Daily Life in Namibia

A portrayal of life in the place that assisted him to be able to practice as an artist, is Tity Tshilumba’s latest solo exhibition titled The Daily Life which is currently on exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Namibia in the Main Gallery. Tity graduated with a distinction in painting from the Institute des Beaux Arts in Lubumbashi in …

How Artists Grow Through Exposure

It’s important to build your profile as an artist, but often this is not a focus for artists. “There are lots of aspects to establishing yourself as an artist, and we don’t get trained in these areas. Knowing how to publicise yourself is a very specific skill. Either you have to get a specialist in that area or you have …

Breathing Space and Structure

“Knowing that I put everything out there, did not hold back and left it all on the dance floor.” Elke Le Roux is fast becoming a significant name when it comes to Art in Namibia. Already highly sought after for commissioned work and with two successful Namibia exhibitions under her belt, this artistic force to be reckoned with is proving …

Naked Spaces – 10 May to 2 June

After hosting self-funded solo exhibitions in 2015, 23 year old self-taught Namibian nude Art photographer and performance artist, Julia Hango, widely known as JuliART, returns with an exhilarating raw showcase titled #NakedSpaces. The series of photographs documents spaces where different Namibian people feel most comfortable being naked. An exploration of the “human in nature”, the conservative mindset, the hypocritical mindset, as well …

Art & Wine – 12 April

Get your hands dirty with help from the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre. That’s right, this is your chance to act like you are Picasso and wield your paint brush like a royal scepter. Or just paint because it’s fun and because there’s alcohol involved. Either way, get your butt to the FNCC on the 12th of April  at 18:30 for a …

Club Collage #2 – 19 April

For the second installment of Club Collage in Windhoek, there’s an expectation that this one will be as fun as (if not more than) the debut event held last month. The inaugural event was a great chance to explore one’s creative side, with the help of good wine and great conversation at the now infamous Wolfshack near Windhoek’s CBD. Remember though that if …