Thane van Niekerk

Thane is a South African artist from the Eastern Cape. He has a passion for creativity, imparting knowledge and the process of art making. Thane works in mixed media, with a predominately Pop art style. His greatest influences are the Neo Dadaist art movement, comics and popular culture. He is constantly challenging the idea of art and the processes used to create artworks. He draws inspiration from every day life and found object, which are reused to aid in his visual narrative. Thane has been teaching Art and Design in multicultural environments for 12 years. His drive is to empower people to become creative in their own way, give them a space for expression and expand their creative knowledge.

Arts, general

Audience development, outreach Applied arts

Visual arts

Graphic Arts Sculpture Painting Curating Graphic design Other visual arts

Special groups

Children Youth Disabled Multicultural / diversity

A South African artist with a passion for the creative processes and exploring art making

Region

Helsinki

Communication language

English

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