The late, great Alfred Kumalo

By Frisco Rosso Alfred Kumalo, one of South Africa’s longest serving photojournalists died at the age of 82 on 21 October 2012 after battling with prostate cancer. With a career spanning six decades Kumalo captured many of South Africa’s most historic events from as early as the 1950s, documenting the struggle against apartheid and later … Continue reading

Art / Lifestyle

Faces of Made in China

By Frisco Rosso Photographer Lucas Schifres has recently showcased his latest body of work “Faces of Made in China” at Galerie photo12 in Paris. The work comprises a selection of portraits depicting workers from six Chinese factories and attempts to reveal the human element behind China’s vast manufacturing industry. Continue reading

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Blaine Drain – When the magic finally dies

By Frisco Rosso After recently completing his most “electrifying” stunt to date “Electrified: One Million Volts Always On”, endurance artist and magician David Blaine has stepped back into the real world once more with a peculiar sense of satisfaction and leaving behind another confused audience. In case you haven’t heard about it already, last week … Continue reading

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Awesome this week in books

By Deanna Campbell It’s no secret that I love books. Over the years, I’ve spent countless hours in libraries, at bookshops, and just recently, on my Kindle, immersing myself in other worlds. Here are some books I think are worth checking out this week: Scar Tissue – Anthony Kiedis “When you realize that there’s a name … Continue reading