AVA are a boutique digital agency who strive to connect brands to their fans through film, animation, motion graphics & designs. Here are a few favourite recent projects and behind-the-scenes perspectives on their work and values.
Luke Mateman is a graphic designer and illustrator who selected a few of his favourite works and gave us some background into their meaning and significance.
Alexis Christodoulou is a Cape Town-based 3D artist who creates one of a kind rendered art. His work focuses on imaginary architecture. We looked at some of the artist’s best pieces on Instagram and collated a list of five best pieces. The list is in no particular order and is […]
We take a look at Adeolu Osibodu’s top Instagram posts. The Nigerian photographer and photo artist has a distinctly African style that seems to reflect his experiences. Our list is not a definitive claim of the 5 best images from Osibodu but rather five of the best images that reveal […]
Chené Schoeman, currently studying Communication Design at Rhodes, shared with us where she’s at and where she’s headed… You’re an Honours student and already building up your portfolio. Are you branching out into commercial work? As I am in the final year of my degree, our workload is greater now […]
The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]
The Fak’ugesi Digital African Residency, a creative residency to support digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist residency yet. The Residency is running from the 8th of August until the 9th of September this year. Tegan Bristow, Fak’ugesi Festival director, says that this extended Residency […]
A South African artist based in London has created a satirical persona critiquing white South African ex-pat culture through the moniker of Shane Malone. Shane is the archetypal “South African in London”. The easy access from London to Europe has enabled him to tick several European travel boxes, making him […]
Bad Paper, founded in 2016, creates a space for artists where their work can reach its full potential through publications or specific editions. Founders, Ben Johnson (book/graphic designer) and Rodan Kane Hart (visual artist), created Bad Paper to provide an alternative to the gallery system by using multiples as a form […]
Bespoke Postcards by Marolize Southwood This article focuses on a young artist who has embarked on bespoke postcards in her journey of visual arts. Marolize Southwood is a visual artist and 2017-graduate of the Michaelis School of Fine Art. Her final year exhibition, ‘Views. I have windows but I also […]
A small video game design studio based in Johannesburg, Nyamakop, are the creators of Semblance, an adorable little puzzle game set in a world made of play dough. Newly-released Semblance is also the first African-developed game to ever be on a Nintendo console. The studio’s permanent members are Ben Myres and Cukia […]
Ndumiso Nyoni: Motion Graphic Designer Ndumiso Nyoni is a motion graphic designer and illustrator whose work is a diverse combination of several styles inspired by AFRICAN themes. About the Artist Ndumiso Nyoni is a Zimbabwean illustrator / motion graphic designer. After completing his studies in Multimedia at the University of […]
From musicians like Sho Madjozi to illustrator Sindiso Nyoni, Rofhiwa Kholomo Mudau creates a series of portraits of game changing creatives.
We spoke to film and motion design graduate Mikyla Jonck to find out more about the story behind her scenes.
Having recently completed a learnership at Umuzi Photo Club, art director Kgodisho Mowa creates vibrant work that expresses everyday life experience.