Hoping to enhance art publishing in South Africa, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Oliver Barstow founded FOURTHWALL Books. The company publishes beautifully designed and written books on art, architecture and photography.
Series: My Day Job - Creative Careers
Colus Havenga is originally from the Western Cape but is now based in San Diego, California where he works as an animator & stereographer and runs his own t-shirt label.
Every now and then we like to catch up with SA creatives doing their thing abroad. This week we’re interviewing Agata Karolina Niemkiewicz about her day job as a systems and product designer in Eindhoven.
Artist management and event design company GRIET manages cream of the crop SA artists such as Haezer, Lark, Double-Adapter, Yesterday’s Pupil and kidofdoom and has thrown the best parties you’ve ever been to. We caught up with Dom and Johan from GRIET to ask about their day job.
Greg Fell is in the independent film game. He co-owns a company called The African Attachment who have spent this year traveling the world filming ultra athletes and races. We found out what it’s like to have his day job.
Soft Light City is Jax van Heerden – Creative Director, Johhny de Ridder – Composer & Engineer and Theunis Uys – Producer. Together they compose and produce original music for TV and radio ads. We spoke to Theunis about his day job:
After reading about Tecla Ciolfi’s Oppikoppi experience on her music (and a bit of other stuff) blog Texx and the City, we had to find out what it takes to be a music writer in South Africa. So we asked.
Henriette Rademan lectures 1st year Visual Communications students at AAA school of advertising in Cape Town and has probably taught a few of you a thing or two. We found out what it’s really like to have her day job:
This week’s My Day Job feature is with Eliza Roza, movie planner by day, psychology student by night and yoga enthusiast the rest of the time. She is the movie planner for M-Net, MM1 & MM2. So basically she gets paid to watch movies all day. Jealous much? We found out what goes into being a movie planner.
For this week’s My Day Job we speak to the talented Hannah Lewry, food stylist and Assistant Food Editor for Woolworths Taste Magazine, about what her day job entails…
Being a documentary photographer, it’s inevitable that Daniel Cuthbert has amazing tales to tell. Here, he answers a few of our questions and lets us in on his fascinating day job.
We’ve all seen Roger Titley’s puppets, models and animatronics countless times before in our favourite ads. We just haven’t known it was him and his associate artists responsible for making the creatures come alive. The dung beetle who performed as part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup opening ceremony? One of his. Vodacom’s bungee-jumping baby? Yup, that too. We wanted to find out how one gets into this very intersting, challenging and creative line of work. Roger filled us in.
After studying graphic design, a bit of multimedia design and some sound engineering, Raoul Goetze finally found his niche. The talented tattoo artist let us know about his anything but average day job in Cape Town.
Cape Town illustrator and co-founder of One Horse Town Justin Poulter left our shores a while ago to work for UK based design studio – I Love Dust. We know a few local designers who would give an arm to work at this studio so we found out from Justin what it’s like:
Ace Swart is the publisher of the South African edition of the notorious, underground magazine Vice. His day job is something I’m sure a lot of you could see for yourselves. We found out what it takes: