After visiting various South African institutions in search of talented and creative students, we are proud to present our 2020 graduates.
Fresh Meat Creative Graduate Series
Multidisciplinary artist Abongile Sidzumo is a creative on the rise to take note of. Sidzumo creates work that reflects his lived experiences and draws inspiration from memories of his childhood growing up in Langa township.
Layla Maciver describes her style of writing as concise, evocative and innovative.
Jared Leite is a Cape Town-based printmaker whose work primarily deals with cultural identity.
Naude uses her creative platform to transform and shape society’s perspectives on LGBTQ+ issues and women’s rights.
Morgane designs for young fashion-forward creatives stuck between adulthood and the frenzy of adolescence.
Karim’s passion and talent have led her to internationally renowned creative agency; Ogilvy Cape Town, where she is currently employed as a junior Art Director.
Salma Rorke’s striking designs include a mixture of elements – one of these being cultural Islamic/Muslim pieces, such as the hijab worn by Muslim women.
As a recent scholarship holder, Kwana is now a graduate of Bridges For Music Academy – an internationally acclaimed Music Entrepreneurship and Sound Production academy in Langa, Cape Town.
Cameroon Heinamann is a Cape Town-based freelance graphic designer, illustrator, and content creator who creates work that visually represents her thoughts, interests as well as the art culture.
The spaces Shai creates are striking and heavily inspired by conceptual and lateral thinking. As an up-and-coming creative, her work promises to leave a lasting impact on its viewers, and positively influence how people look and interact with groundbreaking spaces.
Every year we shine a light on recent tertiary institution graduates from different institutions in the country. We do this to celebrate young creative talent, help graduates get a foot in the door, as well as expose them to the right people in the industry.
Fine arts graduate Michal Kruger uses rugby as a metaphor to explore white Afrikaner masculinity.
From digital illustration and graphic design work, to contemporary street wear, Richard Horne’s student portfolio shows a great deal of variety.
Kevin Mbuyamba is a graphic designer, illustrator and photographer. Take a look at his pop culture character illustrations and other original pieces here.