Woke Arts: Art that embodies our politics

It seems that the greatest burden of the moment we find ourselves in is creating content that is “woke”; the time of “problematising” is upon us and so all art is vulnerable to political scrutiny. I am fortunate enough to be writing this article post the interrogation of the ethics of Afropunk Festival and Abantu…

Woke Arts Gathering Review – Leago Mkhondo

We are all aware that the entertainment industry is one of the most toxic spaces to inhabit and is very cruel to up and coming artists. Since its inception, artists have been marginalised, harassed and discriminated against. The prevalent story you hear is that money needs to be made, and no one cares so much…

W.O.K.E – Artistic Principles

The W.O.K.E Artistic framework serves as the values and framework we build ourselves and each other on. These are the standards we place our art on. We’re – The Artist is able to collaborate and work with artist of other mediums. Original – You have to have the ability to tell your own story or…

The W.O.K.E ARTS Gathering

  The W.O.K.E Arts Gathering is a conscious arts-experience that serves as a platform for growing and independent artists to share their work with an audience that understands. We platform the arts in different executions that come in the form of exhibitions, film fests and other social art experiences. Ranging in various art mediums such as…