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Porridge Batik

Workshop: Porridge Batik In this workshop we will shake up the traditional way of doing Batik and create hand painted fabrics using porridge and fabric paint. With Munya Makosa and Rozanne Myburgh

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R10 000 raised by local artists

One of Johannesburg’s most prominent art houses has raised R10 000 for a centre which uses art therapy when working with the youth. Once a light industrial building and now a relic of Doornfontein’s industrial past, August House is the art space of more than 40 pan-African artists; in what could possibly be the most […]

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Lefika La Phodiso: Healing through art

The visual arts, while not the first thing to come to mind when you think of therapy, have huge potential in promoting social well-being and dealing with some of the hardships faced daily by some South Africans. By tapping into this potential and making art therapy more accessible to those who can benefit from it, […]

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In commemoration of World Aids Day

The Peterrose Park in Parktown was transformed into a hub of creativity for some children from the inner city to commemorate World Aids Day. Lefika La Phodiso, a non-governmental organisation, along with volunteers, joined forces to create a day of HIV/Aids awareness for the children using art therapy. “We wanted to do something public to […]

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