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Jessica Hunkin

Jessica Hunkin

    Body boost gives Lavender Hill's young minds a lift
    Body boost gives Lavender Hill's young minds a lift
    A far cry from its idyllic-sounding name, Lavender Hill has the reputation of being the most dangerous area in the Cape Peninsula. It’s a...
    Stowaways: Patient persistence pays off
    Stowaways: Patient persistence pays off
    "There are a handful of photos that I have made over the years that stick with me and really satisfy certain viewers. These photographs are not...
    Gerald Machona and the price of society's issues
    Gerald Machona and the price of society's issues
    Artist Gerald Machona’s innovative use of currency as an aesthetic material is one of the most notable aspects of his portfolio of work....
    Christiaan Conradie: Oil brings breath of art to life
    Christiaan Conradie: Oil brings breath of art to life
    Working predominantly in oils, though most of his pieces are mixed-media, South African-born artist Christiaan Conradie likens his process to that...
    Stories told with silken thread
    Stories told with silken thread
    At first glance, or from a distance, the intricate tapestries artist Billie Zangewa creates using silk could be mistaken for oil paintings. ...
    The African way of life in focus
    The African way of life in focus
    Themba Mbuyisa's approach to photography is all about uplifting the African way of life.
    Surrealism and realism collide on film
    Surrealism and realism collide on film
    With a fairly sheltered upbringing on a farm in Wellington in the Western Cape, filmmaker Wim Steytler's creative journey was triggered, quite...
    Interactive and on all the time
    Interactive and on all the time
    During her studies, Jenna Burchell was enthralled by a medium that the institution she was at knew nothing about. Her work in interactive installation art was met with mixed reactions from her lecturers, some of whom refused to accept its validity as an art form....
    The dual approach to exceptionalism
    The dual approach to exceptionalism
    Sibs Shongwe-La Mer (22) did not grow up in a particularly creative environment, but his artistic output has come to include photography, film and...
    We build this city on rock 'n gold
    We build this city on rock 'n gold
    Like many people living in Johannesburg, concept design duo Jana + Koos (Jana Hamman and Koos Groenewald) grew up elsewhere.
    'ijusi': Juicing design's engines
    'ijusi': Juicing design's engines
    As a new South Africa was being realised, so the idea for ijusi was being developed; an idea for a publication that would encourage and...
    In search of the transcendent
    In search of the transcendent
    Daniella Mooney's choice of career as a sculptor is a direct result of a childhood spent avidly collecting, reassembling and reshaping natural...