NOIR! NOIR! NOIR!
Local creatives Anthony Bila, Stacey Van Der Walt and Chisanga Mubanga have teamed up to form a collective called The Others, a collaboration Bila believes “yields far more interesting results than exploring or expressing a concept one dimensionally.” Their first project – one of many to come- Noir! Noir! Noir! is a photographic series inspired by the cinematic movement Film Noir and showcases their individual strengths as photographers. While the photographs are part of a series, each individual photo tells its’ own story.
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Deciding not to study Law and instead pursue his creative side was a good call by fashion and portraiture photographer Ulrich Knoblauch. Having now worked with top photographers such as Kevin Mackintosh and Marco Grob, Knoblauch has travelled the world shooting backstage at international fashion weeks as well as magazines such as ELLE and Russh. Earlier this month, Knoblauch shot MaXhosa by Laduma’s A/W2014 collection at Merchants on Long, which you can shop in store or online today.
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Omer Asim is a Sudan-born designer whose namesake label has become known for its modern silhouettes and textured architectural tailoring. The London-based designer’s pursuit for becoming a psychoanalyst lead to his fascination with the role clothing and appearance played in relation to the mind and body. After interning with several top designers in London and studying creative pattern cutting at Central Saint Martins, Asim started his label in 2011. His latest collection features top Sudanese model Grace Bol.
Lalesso Resort 2015
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