Siwa Mgoboza’s vibrant work explores the history of his clanfolk, amaHlubi, and envisions an African future that challenges societal norms.
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Hannah Shone’s design work caught our eye with its playful but considered aesthetic that embraces a range of styles and favours muted colour palettes.
For her final year project at Michaelis, Paris Brummer photographed a series that considers the ‘after-life’ of both humans and buildings.
Quintin Weyer’s contemporary blend of illustration and design is sharp, eye-catching, and heavily inspired by music.
Emelia Nagel’s superbly outlandish garments (better described as wearable pieces of art) play with form, proportion and colour.
Cloaked with vibrant colours and playful forms, Simphiwe Ndzube’s work touches on themes of black subjugation, migration and beauty ideals.
Copywriting graduate Nicole Reichlin’s work is witty and playful, and has already graced billboards across South Africa.
Playful and Duchampion in nature, Julia Kabat’s provocative multidisciplinary work challenges the functions of everyday objects.
Vega graduate Kyle Van Zyl’s work revolves around themes of social and environmental issues, consciousness and perception.
Kyra Papé’s abject sculptural forms explore the uncomfortable interplay between amorphous substance and defined geometric plains in a primordial installation.
Red & Yellow graduate Kirsten Bennett has a sharp and often humourous approach and a love for the honesty of hand crafted work.
Beneath a humourous and neon pink facade, Peter Chantler’s illustrations are dead serious.
Interrogating the place of both contemporary SA art and art created by straight, white, males, Dave Glover chats to us about his final student exhibition.
With an eye for detail, a penchant for environmentalism, and numerous awards to her name, Vega graduate Sarah Mitchell is a young designer to look out for.
Qualities of wreckage, grace and beauty inform Justine Kelly Brown’s designs, underpinned by vital philosophies of environmental sustainability.