TRAVEL

Tango and Flash


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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Johannesburg is shedding its painful, crime-ridden past to emerge as Africa’s hippest hub for art, music, and fashion. Tim Murphy takes to its streets.

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Sibu “FDB” Sithole, of the Smarteez crew

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Neighbourgoods Market at 73 Juta Street in Braamfontein

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Brett Murray’s Land, 1996, at the newly opened Wits Art Museum

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

The Lunar shop in the 44 Stanley complex

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Artist Zander Blom at his home in the Brixton area

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Poets Gratitude Fisher (left) and Phumza Mankayi

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

A dress by local designer Tiaan Nagel

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Jonathan Liebmann at the 12 Decades Hotel in Maboneng

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Artist William Kentridge in his studio at Arts on Main

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

44 Stanley, a former factory in the Milpark area, now a hub of cafés, boutiques, and design stores

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

The Arts on Main complex in the Maboneng district

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Photographer: Misha Taylor Stylist: Haidee Findlay-Levin

Justice Mukheli, Innocent Mukheli, and Vuyo Mpantsha—of the style blog I See a Different You—with friend Ongama Zazayokwe (from left)