"Someone with a disability can be sexy', says 19-year-old Makhotso, star of the South African documentary Wild on Wheels, which was voted one of the top films on offer at an international festival on disability in Russia.
A theatre company that mixes disabled and able-bodied dancers; a self-taught arts journalist who writes for a homeless peoples newspaper . these are among the winners of this years prestigious Arts and Culture Trust Awards.
Billed as the world's first interactive drum theatre production, Drumstruck not only gives theatre audiences a taste of African drumming, but makes them part of the show too.
Pieter-Dirk Uys and his alter ego, Evita Bezuidenhout - "the most famous white woman in South Africa" - have spent the past two years performing and informing pupils across the country about the dangers of unprotected sex. If you've been wondering what he's been telling the kids, here's your chance to find out.
An unassuming woman from rural KwaZulu-Natal led the winners of South Africa's premier craft competition, the FNB Vita Crafts Now Awards. The works, ranging from paintings, ceramic sculptures and quilt portraits to wooden soccer players and telephone wire baskets, are on exhibit at MuseuMAfricA in Newtown, Johannesburg until 24 September.
The Fantastic Rubbish Art Exhibition, showcasing how valuable rubbish can be, runs at the Ubuntu Village at the Wanderers in Johannesburg until 6 September as part of the World Summit on Sustainable Development.
In one field especially, the new freedoms of post-apartheid South Africa have brought new life - dance has became a prime means of artistic expression, with dance companies expanding and exploring new territory.
From early missionary hymns and jazz to kwela, kwaito, mbaqanga and bubblegum pop, South African musicians have always given international trends an unmistakable flavour of their own.