Young creatives to be showcased in Maboneng

Some of the creatives that will be showcased under the Creative Conquerors exhibition are musician Lady X; graphic designer David Tshabalala; DJ mixer DJ Woo Wap, wardrobe stylist Lufuno Sethekge or Ms Brown as she's better known; and leather jacket designer and refurbisher Oscar Ncube of Dry Bone co. Photo: Zanele Siso/Zanephoto

 

Young creatives from Johannesburg will be showcased at an exhibition of their respective creative works at the Fox Junction, 14 Alexander St, Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg, on 5 July.

Known as the Creative Conquerors, the exhibition will feature David Tshabalala, Doo Wap, Lady X, Leeroy Jason, Lufuno Sathekge and Oscar Ncube, all of whom have conquered what others would call insurmountable obstacles in life to be where they are today.

Tshabalala is a designer, illustrator and business founder of Suketchi Branding and Design, who fluidly manoeuvres between the print and digital worlds and has done design works of T-shirts for stores such as Mr Price.

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He’s always tapping into his multiple skills to meet and exceed client needs, while continuously sharpening his craft. He’s passionate about the impact of design and how it can improve lives and has received numerous awards for his work.

Khetsiwe Morgan, better known as DJ Doo Wap, who is half British and half South African, is a graduate of the Academy of Sound Engineering, a stylist, hair artist, public figure and live mix DJ that dabbles in hip-hop, trap, crime, gqom and bass, who describes herself as an adventurous creative who’s constantly inspired by her surroundings.

Dry bone co. is a clothing and lifestyle brand which was established this year by the former founder and creative director of Vintage Zionist, whose product categories include leather jackets, dresses,T-shirts and accessories.

Lady X is an Eastern Cape-born Jazz musician from the Wits School of Arts, who describes herself as born to perform and a natural entertainer, who holds an honours degree from The Vega School of Brand Leadership majoring in creative brand management and hence, manages herself.

Lee-Roy Jason is a photographer who specialises in stills, documentary, portraits and commercial subject photography and is an avid traveller who is based in Johannesburg and says he has a natural instinct for visually telling and artistically documenting African stories in South Africa’s remote areas.

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Lufuno Claire Sathekge, also known as Ms Brown, is a stylist and wardrobe specialist, who has done work for V-Entertainment, Massive Music on 1Magic, the new Motswako on SABC2 and also styles for TV commercials and magazines on a freelance basis.

She said she’s passionate about beautifully presented pictures, TV and men and women, which has sparked her passion to want to change the world one well-dressed and styled person at a time. “If you want to see all this, then come to my show on 5 July,” she said.

Details: Masinhle Mack 011 325 5855; [email protected]

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Sipho Siso

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