Solving a Murder Mystery at an Exhibition

The stage is set for an exhibition that is also the scene of a murder mystery. An anonymous artist has, in a mischievous yet meticulous style, prepared an entertaining journey in art for all who visit the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN). On this voyage you will be provoked to look deeper into art history and question what mythology …

Exciting Namibian Artists to Watch

To practice is to learn and learning is ultimately how we succeed at anything. A new exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), is about to open that will showcase up and coming Namibian artistic talent that has been moulded through learning. The College of the Arts (COTA) Visual Arts Department have become known for producing some of …

Tanya’s Tips For Setting Your Creative Free in 2017

Creative Director, Owner of Turipamwe Design Studio and The Economist’s Young Namibian Business Woman of the Year 2015, Tanya Turipamwe Stroh shares her inspired tips to help get our creativity fired up in 2017. She’s also compiled a list things you could do today to set your creative free (and most of them are free, making it a double win) Setting Your …

JuliART’s Finding Freedom in Art

“Don’t judge art you haven’t taken a moment to feel. Art you don’t Understand. Art that makes you uncomfortable. That’s the kind of art that leaves a mark, the kind of art that changes your life forever.”  JuliART is a Namibian artist and nude photographer, whose art made us reflect on all that art is, and the freedom that art …

The Evolving Art of Plating Food

Christie Keulder, is a columnist, food writer and photographer and one of the new owners behind the fine dining experience in the capital, JoJo’s Café. With his vast experience in all things related to food, 99FM’s MYD Art asked Christie to prepare a short guide for us on how the art of plating food came into being. Using his famous pork …

Ingo Shanyenge’s Summer Fashion Tips

Ingo Shanyenge is one of Namibia’s top fashion designers with a very successful year behind him. He was appointed as a board member of the Fashion Council of Namibia and this year exhibited his latest range at Namibian Fashion Week to rave reviews. Ingo also dresses many A-list Namibians for major events such as the Namibia Annual Music Awards. 99FM’s MYD …

Tips To Ignite Your Creativity

Creativity is something not limited to artists, but something that is alive in every human being. As with anything though, creativity is a cumulative activity; the more you do it, the better you get at it. While we may feel tired from the year that was, the holiday season is a great time to get the creative juices flowing and …

Art that Connects Children and Nature

Annika Funke, who was born in Germany, is a self-taught artist who lives and paints in Namibia and has recently launched the Kayamoja ArtConnects Trust, which aims to create the opportunity for impoverished Namibian children to see, meet and learn about wildlife and wildlife conservation as well as art. “I started this trust to connect people with wildlife. I started …

Losing Yourself and Finding Yourself in Dance

Mcbreaton Pieters is a Namibian dancer, dance instructor and the founder and owner of the Fusion Funk Dance Studio. His passion is dancing and so he decided to take that passion and share it with others in the form of a dance school. 99FM’s MYD Art sat down with the dedicated dancer to talk about how determination, passion and sometimes …

From Dust to Dish, the Artist Who Saw the Potential

Have you ever imagined the potential of the soil around us? One Namibian did, Risto Iita who is one the this years University of Namibia (UNAM) Visual Arts Graduates, chose to collect soil samples from all over Namibia to see what pottery and ceramic could be made from our soil. Inspired by his teacher, who told 99FM’s MYD Art about …