Today’s contribution to our Young South Africa series is a guest post by Berlin-based design advocate LCVH presents -. While in Cape Town recently, LCVH visited Daniella Mooney’s studio to chat about her space, her work and her plans for 2013.
Series: Young South Africa
For his I Am series, Paul Ward spends time with his subjects to create ‘day in the life of’-style photo essays of young, creative South Africans.
Today’s Young South Africa feature is on Kent Andreasen, an already prolific photographer who makes beautiful art labelled as fashion photography and whose command of light and shadow always impresses.
June is officially Youth Month in SA. We’re joining in with our annual series Young South Africa: a month-long look at young locals doing incredible things in creative fields. First up is photographer Ryan Heughn Jacobs.
Umuzi Photo Club is doing some incredible work with the youth of Johannesburg and surrounding areas. We chatted to Andrew Levy of the Umuzi team to find out what they’re doing and how it’s helping.
Thina Zibi is an Art Director at Joe Public in Joburg, the founder of the Below R300 fashion blog and mini-markets and a photographer who is always on the look out for a story to shoot.
Live Magazine is a youth publication which was started in the UK. The South African version of the magazine, supported by the Shuttleworth Foundation, was launched late last year and features content produced entirely by first-time contributors aged 15 to 25.
Chris Saunders is an avid recorder of SA youth culture through his photography and film. His latest piece, and his first music video, is for London-based trio of producers LV featuring Dirty Paraffin’s Okmalumkoolkat (Smiso Zwane).
The aim of our Young South Africa series is to put a spotlight on creative youth development projects, work that documents local youth culture, and young South African creatives, like Lea Colombo, who are ahead of the game.
Roelof van Wyk’s Jong Afrikaner: A Self-Portrait is a published series of portraits of urbanised, creative and engaged Afrikaners who present a challenge to preconceived ideas about Afrikaner identity and values.
As part of our Young South Africa series this June we’ll be showcasing work by young creative stand-outs.
Jamal Nxedlana is a visual artist based in Joburg. He has worked as a stylist, is a founder and creative director of Cuss and expresses himself through different disciplines – photography, fashion design, performance, blogging and film.
As June is Youth Development Month in SA we’ll be running a ‘Young South Africa’ series. Kicking us off is photographer Brian Molepo.