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It’s no secret that we like Fifi Rong. She is an all-round artist who evidently enjoys, relishes and most definitely survives on pushing her creative self. With her phenomenal musical work rate, it’s no surprise that she starts off 2018 with another release to add...

The death of Delores O'Riordan lead singer of that great 90's  band The Cranberries, shocked the music world. As lead singer it was her haunting vocals which helped the band garner fans across the globe.  In this feature itchysilk's #semtex discusses their relevance and their classic back catalogue which...

AUsing his 35mm film camera, South African photographer, Duran Levison takes things back to the basics of photography.  At 29-year Duran Levison has forged a name with popular publications hankering for his fashion/documentary images. His commissioned work evidently keeps his aspirations for personal work alive. ...

Here at #itchysilk the 26 year-old photographer Dark Rabban intrigued us with his bleak images. Revelling in grainy black and white images and the occasional flirtation with splashes of colour, Dark Rabban reveals the dark and at times uncomfortable recesses. For us those recesses should...

Jacklyn Janeksela works in the fields of healing arts, manifestation work, and creative conjurings. Find her at Hermetic Hare and The Velblouds. The majority of her time is spent writing about wellness, art, culture, the human body, sex, magic, and astrology. Her poetry can be found just look...

In the first of a continued feature #itchysilk writer Anthony Dwight Peebles brings to live the character Frederic. As our primary protaganist, we take vicarious journeys into nightime clubland Berlin. Gritty, brutal and occassionally uncomfortable, Frederic takes us onto the unrestricted  autobahn. My name is Frederic. I am not...

At a time where a wave of #metoo sentiments are pulsing through the globe, Semtex   castes her acerbic eye on the 40’s cartoon character Pepé Le Pew. Created at a time where women’s rights were still to a degree flights of fancy, Semtex questions the apparent...

Taking inspiration from the renowned photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, Japanese photographer Aizawa Yoshikazu invites us into his series The Proof Of Life. The 45-year old’s world is at its heart an intimate window into his life with his lover. At times veering into voyeurism the erotic element in his...

In an intriguing feature #itchysilk writer #semtex explores the contentious proliferations of gender categorisation. Indeed, this has become a real topic of conversation as newer categorizations like non-binary are depicted in popular media. The character Taylor Mason from the show Billions a landmark case in...

In this instance #itchysilk writer, Jacklyn Janeksela takes us into the world of the Paris based outfit Jamika & The Argonauts.  Their name evidently a play on the famous Greek mythological tale speaks volumes for thier rock inspired blusterings headed up by their charismatic lead singer. Jamika...