In the blazing heat of a South African summer a motley band of artists, students, and sympathizers went into the streets and alleys of cities across South Africa – Johannesburg, Cape Town, Soweto, Soshanguwe – and painted the orange, three-circled Magents logo on bridges, walls, rocks, in underpasses, in stations, in sports stadiums. And that’s where they left it. Three orange circles with no explanation generated a great deal of mystery. They went back every three months and added the other elements of the logo & three men and the letter “G”. Then in 1999-2003 they began to place the product -a line of men’s and women’s apparel in independent retailers. Launches of the brand followed in 2005 in France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Japan, Canada, Vietnam and more recently in the United States.Read more
As an artist feels compelled to spill his core on canvas, so we let our ink spill on cotton, at times in the shape of T shirts & things. Here is how we get there.
It has been said that they can enslave your body but they will never be able to enslave your soul!
This was inspired by a wonderful speech that the second president Mr Thabo Mbeki made as his opening speech in parliament.
In 1994 South Africa was liberated from generations of oppression. Most people thought that there is going to be a blood bath
Most of us strive to have a brown or so called “olive” skin tone. You will see white dudes spending days on end bathing in the sun
RobbenIsland was the most secure prison in South Africa. The guards had a master key that could open all the different cells
South Africa has many unsung heroes like Mr Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, who did not receive much media attention
Now this brother of ours needs MUCH MORE noise people!!! GET his book!
TOUCH a black woman’s hair and you touch her soul.
“Intelligent” people…RULERS, go and BOMB cities killing innocent fathers, mothers & children…. WHAT FOR FOOL!!! WHAT for!
“History, depends on who wrote it”.
“This is Afrika “ or T.I.A. , some say this when things are too slow…
The fist in the air, a sign all over Afrika for “power to the people”.
Here we have three songs that we all danced too & still do.
Shop 21 William Nicol Dr Johannesburg South Africa 2021