Stephen Shaheen is an amazing artist!. One of his creations, named American Socket, features miniature human sculptures with working headlights.
Moshekwa Langa will be presenting a solo exhibition of his work at the Goodman Gallery in Cape Town. He has already exhibited at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg in 2012 and has moved his work to Cape Town.
Eva Kolenko’s photography covers portraiture, fashion, lifestyles and even video, she thrives on new experiences and uses photography and video to experience and interpret the world around her. Her inspiration ranges from nature to pop culture and everything in between, while her portfolio has both personal and commercial work.
Dean Patman from Hove, Sussex, creates little animal sculptures from found objects. He has always been fascinated with animals, drawing or modelling them, or hunting them as a child in the back garden. While Dean was at St Martins in 1998, he was involved in a once off project using recycled objects to create animal sculptures which set him on his current course of creativity.
Troy Backhouse has been featured in many different publications both in his native Australia and around the world. His designs include commercial and commissioned pieces produced in a multi-disciplinary studio that releases one-off and quantity interiors.
Troy’s designs include the ESCAPulE chair, Drop-tail light, the Ane Stool and the Baroque and Roll mirror.
German street artist, Tasso, creates art in surprising places. Born in Meerane (Sachsen), Tasso has been featured at Klingspor Museum/Offenbach, Goethe-Institut Athen and the Galerie Kupferdiebe, Hamburg. Tasso’s street is thought provoking and interesting, often using familiar symbols and images in unique ways to give them new meaning.
At the Saatchi Gallery in London, there’s currently on display an exhibition of artists from the former Soviet Union, including Jānis Avotiņš, Daniel Bragin, Dasha Fursey and Liudmila Konstantinova. The exhibition is called “GAIETY IS THE MOST OUTSTANDING FEATURE OF THE SOVIET UNION” and will be open from the 21 November 2012 till the 9 June 2013.
Magnetic Kitchen was started by Wes Batts, Dan Dittmar, and Kayla Colaizzi who attended the Savannah College of Art & Design and became frustrated with the limited time they were allowed to use the laser engraving machine at their college, so they started a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to get their own.