At the age of 23, Francois Lion-Cachet is already making a name for himself in the spheres of art, media and more.
In the art world, Lion-Cachet has worked as Public Programmes Coordinator at the NWU Gallery, organising and presenting notable projects and exhibitions speaking to transformation and diversity at the North-West University (NWU) and has also led the project to present the NWU Art Collection and MTN Art Collection at the 2017 JoburgArtFair – connecting to a campaign and identity created together with Breinstorm Brand Architects.
He now serves as Assistant Curator of the Constitutional Court Art Collection, responsible for various facets of preserving and presenting the collection. With Lion-Cachet being an LLM candidate of media law, he is working towards a place where art and justice converge.
Lion-Cachet is also active in the media industry as editor of online magazine exploring Afrikaans culture and liberal arts, Klyntji.com. The publication features a variety of African artists, musicians and writers to the ends of moving towards a more inclusive and accepting society through celebrating diversity and relaying of alternative narratives.
Active in the worlds of art, media, and law, Cachet is a young, creative practitioner poised to make a positive and lasting impact on South Africa’s creative industry, and offers us different ways of engaging with art.