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Bags full of colour and style November 07 2013, 0 Comments

Keeping on trend, iwasshot in joburg has introduced a new bag for the summer times that are upon us. 

 


What the US Embassy of South Africa had to say... November 07 2013, 0 Comments

From a street kid living at Twilight Shelter in Hillbrow to the manager of an upscale photo studio, Pritchard Ndlovu has found more success than he thought possible. How'd he do it? 


Showing off Hillbrow November 07 2013, 0 Comments

Touring Hillbrow with filmmaker Nicolas Boone.


From peeing in Chicago to being shot in Joburg: Rebranding Perception November 07 2013, 0 Comments

Bernard presenting the iwasshot idea and ideology at Dialogue25. 


SARCDA October 25 2013, 0 Comments

Spreading our love and products across South Africa.

Finding and reaching out to new retailers. 


We're on TV! October 25 2013, 0 Comments

Ours is a story of hope.

Don't miss this instalment of Kaelo stories- We're featured :)


Sewing our future October 25 2013, 0 Comments

Bags of style and bags with style, we have them all!

Newest addition to our product range and our production line has improved!


Our own little cushion factory August 26 2013, 0 Comments

We've assembled our Twilight 'elves' to help us make more of our popular cushions. If you haven't seen them in action on a Sunday- come around and check the nimble fingers out!


We're cooking up a storm August 15 2013, 0 Comments

Through the help of the Culinary Pastry School just around the corner from our studio we've created a Chef's Project for people without the means to study to learn how to become chefs. Sandile, an iwasshot veteran, is one of the test bunnies so to speak.


Da Vinci Institute July 07 2013, 0 Comments

Prof Bennie from the Da Vinci Institute has graced us with two sessions so far and boy are our minds being expanded. 

The Ideas Conference July 07 2013, 0 Comments

Bernard Viljoen represented iwasshot in joburg at the recent Ideas Conference in Pretoria. We are all beaming with pride about the notice iwasshot in joburg :) is getting from the creative community. 

Visiting Friends June 07 2013, 0 Comments

Anything is possible with a little help from friends. Here at iwasshot we are lucky enough to have quite a number of friends and willing hands to help! Zivo, one of iwasshot's long time friends as well as the head of the iwasshot in Cape Town team, came to visit the city of gold and gave us a lending hand along the way.

Wednesday Afternoons June 07 2013, 0 Comments

A dirty business, this making frames-but loads of fun and the end result impressed even the most uninterested participant. One of the core principles of iwassshot is a ripple effect eductions system.

Check yo'self June 07 2013, 0 Comments

We've been blessed by the caring hands of The Tyrone Clinic, who offered all the kids in the iwasshot team a free check up.

Spreading the love May 07 2013, 0 Comments

We like spreading our story and our handiwork across the world. So we've harnessed the power of the internet and created an online-store! It's busy being finished and made perfect for your visit! 

Fingers are flying across the keys programming away at our new site... 

Take a stroll through our website- and be sure to visit the Online store!


Thinking about the box May 07 2013, 0 Comments

The iwasshot team has recently acquired a dicutting and embossing machine in order for us to produce our own packaging.

Making friends is easier than we thought! May 07 2013, 0 Comments

Introducing the Joz'ters! Now you can buy a stuffed friend and pin him/her to you chest or hat wherever you go! 

With this addition the students had to learn new skills such as stitching and sewing on buttons.

Designed for change April 07 2013, 0 Comments

A new addition to the iwasshot Foundation team, Chantelle de Lange has joined the ranks as our very own designer

Europe takes notice! April 07 2013, 0 Comments

We've always suspected we're special but it's offical now :) We've been featured in a Dutch Newspaper!

Taking full advantage of our Retail space April 07 2013, 0 Comments

Having the advantage of being located within Arts on Main, we now not only have studio space but also a retail oppertunity. We've taken full advantage of it and can now supply our adoring fans :)

Afropean frames are being produced right here! April 07 2013, 0 Comments

After the beading is done by women in rural areas in the Free State, we here as iwassot take care to finish off our frames to perfection. These frames, well... 'frame' the rhythmic simplicity of cheap Chinese glass beads reworked into African Artworks.

Introducing Lucky & Vusi March 07 2013, 0 Comments

A great big Iwasshot welcome to our newest members. Welcome Lucky and Vusi!

Settling into our new home March 07 2013, 0 Comments

Our studio is just around the corner of where our very first exhibition was so we're right we belong. Pop in for a visit!

The new faces of iwasshot March 07 2013, 0 Comments

With the advent of the new year, the iwasshot Foundation has once again gathered a group of youngsters from Twilight home. We've taken to the streets manned with disposable cameras on look out for an adventure.