Person: Wilhelm Saayman

Featured: So Many Images, So Little Time | A Rapid-Fire Q&A With Wilhelm Saayman

Featured: So Many Images, So Little Time | A Rapid-Fire Q&A With Wilhelm Saayman

Wilhelm Saayman’s nightmarish tableaux vivants of wild-eyed toothy figures are a nod to the sequential format of graphic novels and the raw weight of human emotion in Goya’s paintings, his two chief influences. But Wilhelm’s child-like style prevents things from getting too dark and serious, instead reminding us of the inherent, albeit at times absurd, humour in things.