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Loyiso Mkize Biography – South African visual artist

Beyond Art - Loyiso Mkize

Loyiso Mkize is a South African visual artist and was born in Butterworth (eGcuwa), 19th March 1987. He studied at CPUT in Cape Town where he achieved his diploma qualification in graphic design in 2009. He recently founded his own visual arts and communication company Loyiso Mkize Art (Pty) which publishes ...

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Jessica Mbangeni – African Praise poet – Imbongi yaKwaNtu

Jessica Mbangeni was born and raised in Ngqamakhwe, in the Eastern Cape. It was her grandmother’s storytelling which was always fused with traditional Xhosa singing, that played an important role in her career as a praise-poet – imbongi. In 1999, she moved to Johannesburg and attended a School of Performing Arts ...

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Xhanti Mpakama – Xhosa Bronze Sculpture Artist on the rise

Artist and sculptor Xhanti Mpakama might not be that popular to most people, but he is slowly but surely gaining recognition for his sculptural work that depicts life on the rolling hills of the rural areas of Transkei in the Eastern Cape. His work is inspired by what’s most dearest ...

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