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A quick and fun Q&A with illustrator Lorenzo Plaatjies

25-year-old illustrator and developer Lorenzo Plaatjies is best known for sad boy content –  illustrations of longing and loneliness against an aesthetically pleasing backdrop, creating a blend of pain and pleasure. In all his work, Lorenzo channels his emotions. His illustrations paint an honest picture of his heartfelt feelings. In […]

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10 questions with game developer Bahiyya Khan

Game developer, Bahiyya Khan is a strong advocate for marginalised groups. The games she has created have been to raise awareness around issues facing women of colour and many other societal issue you wouldn’t normally hear of in gaming. The 23-year-old says the only way to change some of society’s […]

ZARAH CASSIM South African Artist • International explorer

ZARAH CASSIM South African Artist • International explorer

In a recent interview with Cape Town-born artist, Zarah Cassim, she shares insights into her ongoing creative process and her perspectives on living abroad. “The reality we perceive exists in multiple layers” We featured Zarah in an article a few years ago, shortly after her graduation from UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine […]

NEBNIKRO  –  Ben Orkin

NEBNIKRO – Ben Orkin

  Ben Orkin is a Cape Town-based artist who is currently completing his studies at Michaelis School of Fine Art. This fresh 20-year-old designs and makes clothing, bags, mosaics, bead-works and photography as well as producing a line of ceramics under his artist’s name ‘NEBNIKRO’. You have an eclectic (and […]