Freedom in Making a Mark

Namibian artist Petrus Amuthenu is, through his work, contributing to our international acclaim for the exceptional print makers that come out of Namibia. His solo exhibition is testament to the artistic talent in our country. 99FM’s MYD Art sat down with the young artist to talk about his artistic journey, his mentor and his collection which is defined by powerful …

The Balancing Act Between Modernity and Heritage

 “I wanted to contest the view of the Himba as being unchanging and document the shift towards modernity in young Himba men; to show that they are evolving with modernity and finding the balance between tradition and the modern world.” Namibian born Kyle Weeks is not only winning prestigious international photography awards and in demand internationally for his unique style …

I’ll Make Art Any Way

“I feel that my art reflects my own identity as a young artist struggling to survive in the world. I always make use of recycled and found materials.” Hailing from the small village of Ombome in Northern Namibia, this young Namibian artist is proving that to be an incredible artist, all you need is determination and passion. Using elements of …

The Ink that Binds Us

“We want to celebrate the past and also inspire the future generations of artists who will be part of this art form.” A countries national identity is seen in their arts and culture and with the celebration of another year of our freedom comes with it a moment to honor the art forms that showcases a countries identity and the …