Afrofuturism

Ed Young, 'HERO', 2019, exhibition view. Courtesy: OPEN 24 HOURS, Cape Town

Several exhibitions across the city ask: do we need another hero?

By Rebecca Anne Proctor

Why is the figure of the witch and magical practice making a 21st-century comeback in the arts?

By Tom Jeffreys

Exotic flora and tentative ‘Afronauts’ speak to a sense of alienation, but throughout the artist’s work runs a current of optimism 

By Ian Bourland

The mythic time of comic-book narrative represents a fatal challenge to the film’s transcendent politics

By Gerry Canavan