Thomas Terblanche: When fashion meets fantasy.

Thomas Terblanche: When fashion meets fantasy.

From the runways of fashion shows, to the clothes that we keep tucked away in our closets and use to represent ourselves, fashion plays an undeniably significant role in our everyday lives. Wielding this power are the designers behind the clothes, who work tirelessly to ensure that their ideas become tangible garments. What goes beyond thread and fabric is an art form that has the power to alter perceptions of the world around us, and even blur the lines between fiction and reality. Continue reading “Thomas Terblanche: When fashion meets fantasy.”

Celso Fabbri: For the love of local music

Celso Fabbri: For the love of local music

It’s quite easy to fall into the trap of believing that you’ll only pursue a certain career or passion once you’ve reached a particular age, when reality is, if you don’t start now, you quite possibly never will.

At only 17 years old, Celso Fabbri is already making a name for himself on the PE social scene, DJing events and sharing his music producing skills. Armed with the special ability to get a crowd in the mood to groove, Celso is definitely one to watch.

Read on to find out more about how Celso’s music-making journey began, how he manages to juggle making music while still being a matric-year high school student, what he likes the most and the least about our city Port Elizabeth, and what his dream collaboration would be. Continue reading “Celso Fabbri: For the love of local music”

Luke Rudman: Pushing boundaries through body art.

Luke Rudman: Pushing boundaries through body art.

It’s not very often that you meet someone so exceptionally talented, yet still so kind, humble, and down to earth.

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Luke Rudman, an 18-year-old artist completing his matric (final year) at Grey High School. Scrolling through his Instagram page @Pseudellusion, it’s hard not to be completely blown away by the elaborate body art pieces and headpieces that he creates!

We sat down to talk about everything, from Luke’s artwork, to his view on social media, challenges he’s faced as a young creator, the ups and downs of living in Port Elizabeth, the influence of his parents – mother Sharon Rudman and late father Andre Rudman, who passed away when Luke was a 1-year-old – on his love for art, and more.
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