The South African Salad.
A creative who hails from Azania.

Twitter / IG @tony_gum
  • iamaubreyndiweni:

    Nikelo Niko Grace Jones ©2014 Aubrey Ndiweni

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  • (c) 2014 Aubrey Ndiweni Photography Capturing Tony Gum' s South African Cleopatra [A preview from my Iconic Women Series] Make Up by Lisa Sophie Haas — with Aubrey Ndiweni and Zipho Gum.

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  • "Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they actually do it. Instead of waiting for perfection, run with what you’ve got, and fix it along the way"
    Paul Arden
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  • when you surround yourself with food…

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  • with the brotherman Aubrey.

    yesterday.

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  • teffthedon:

    + [8-6-14] - Childhood Emblems. // ph. 4/50.


    Note: Saturday mornings were filled with the task of thorough top-to-bottom cleaning. “Come on! Can’t eat until we’re finished!”, bellowed my Mum.


    An elaborate breakfast followed afterwards; fried plantains, yams, boiled Irish potatoes, egg stew or my mum’s variant of an Italian-style omelet. She never let’s us forget she learned from one of her and my dad’s trips to Italy. The aroma would seize the air as the Sun seemed to rise from the small kitchen window, and set on the dining table in the next room.


    Till today, I cannot entertain the thought of eating without having put forth work; must earn that meal. Till today, I am unapologetically committed to my Love for plantains.

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  • oasis-in-a-desert:

    Rainforest, Cape Town

    Yoh! Where doe?!

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  • Series| Iconic Women: Tony Gum, Channeling Miriam Makeba in 1955 [Sophiatown] by Aubrey Ndiweni Photography (c) 2014 — with Aubrey Ndiweni and Zipho Gum.

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  • merchantsonlong:

    AFRICAN ELEGANCE

    Alice Mertens (1915 -2001) was a Namibian-born photographer who travelled extensively through Southern Africa to photograph and study the scenery, wildlife, and indigenous peoples of Southern Africa. In the above photographs, Mertens captured the Xhosa people in the Transkei, focusing on the traditional costumes, beadwork and customs of the Xhosa culture. In collaboration with Joan Broster, Merterns beautifully captured the Gcaleka, Tembu, Pondo, Bomvana and Fingo peoples of the Eastern Cape which have been published in their book entitled African Elegance.

    Images via iluvsouthernafrica.tumblr.com

    Read more of our blog posts here.

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  • bradaki:

    VMSWENK’ EBSIKA!

    Models: Yivani Nkukwana & Ntsika Bra Daki

    Location: Black River Park, Obsevatory Cape Town.

    Photos by Taariq Lenni Gasant

    Ewe man, too cool ouens. 

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  • Series| Iconic Women: Tony Gum, Channeling Miriam Makeba in 1955 [Sophiatown] by Aubrey Ndiweni Photography (c) 2014 — with Aubrey Ndiweni and Zipho Gum.

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  • Could Tumblr just organise a Tumblr Meet-and-Greet for the Tumblr friends we make on a daily Tumblr basis?

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  • This is not a bad ad. The intention was for it to be controversial and attention needs to be drawn to the issue of malnutrition in South Africa because, dear friends, it is real.

    "They could have used a real dog." Yes, they could’ve, but they didn’t, on purpose. Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town had the full blown knowledge of what they were doing - as well as the consequences of it - and it got your attention, right? (but clearly not the attention they were hoping for).

    "Your point could have been made without using black and white people." So, must we use purple people? Why can’t we face the reality that there is black, there is white, there is coloured, there is etc? Truth is, there is a black child out there that is starving and there is a white person out there that is wealthy (and I’m not being insensitive by stating that).

    I understand that South Africa is still highly sensitive about race and celebrating 20 years of “freedom” is something I’m still not so sure about either, but please, do not allow for the message to be overshadowed by how you feel.

    But what can I say, this is South Africa…

    (Source: youtube.com)

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