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Currents – Website

This multimedia experience, created by Active Theory, tells the story of ocean currents in a beautiful, immersive way. We absolutely love it!

You can visit the site here.

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Leon Sans – Website

Leon Sans is a typeface made from code, created by designer Jongmin Kim. To make people aware of it, he created a beautiful website that animates the typeface in a number of incredible ways. If you’re a typography nerd (like we are) then this is exactly what you’re looking for.

You can see the website for the typeface here.

And you can visit Jongmin Kim’s personal site here.

Peter Dench – Photography

English photographer Peter Dench has an eye for the perfect image. This is brought to the fore in this series entitled: The English Summer Season that captures English people partying, drinking and doing their thing in summer. The specific interplay of social class and behaviour is just so interesting to see here, as Dench’s camera captures people acting decidedly ‘unposh’ at incredibly posh events!

You can visit Dench’s site here.

F I S S U R E – Our 3rd Year Multimedia Project

We are very proud to share our 3rd Year Multimedia Students’ short film project, entitled F I S S U R E. The official credits and release follow below:

FigJam Productions in association with The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography presents:

F I S S U R E

Premise: 

A suspicious man follows an unknowing victim through his every day movements hoping to assume his identity and take control of his life.

Produced entirely by students from The Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography as part of their course work in fulfilment of the BA Visual Communications Degree – Specialising in Multimedia. 

2019 ©FigJam Productions and the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography. All rights reserved.

We wish to thanks all our sponsors and contributors who made this production a reality:

– Oasis Water, Stellenbosch (www.oasiswater.co.za)

– Pleeko Print Studio (www.pleeko.co.za)

– KWV Wines and Spirits (www.kwv.co.za)

– Printlab, Stellenbosch (www.printlabstellenbosch.com)

– Gordons Bay Security (www.gbsec.co.za)

– MountWave Music (www.mountwavemusic.com)

– Abang Africa Travel (www.abangafrica.com)

– Acumen Capital (www.acumencapital.co.za)

– TasteLab (www.tastelab.co.za/secco/)

– Vermont Vergin Alcohol – Free Gin (www.verginsa.co.za)

– Bartinney Wine and Champagne Bar, Stellenbosch (www.bartinney.co.za)

– Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography (www.stellenboschacademy.co.za)

Alumnus Cole Ndelu featured on the A3E programme

Cole Ndelu, who studied with us at the Academy, has recently been named as one of the artists to be selected for the 10and5 A3E (Artist Acceleration and Exposure) Programme. This is a really special achievement, being named amongst many other great artists.

You can see more about Cole on her profile here.

And you can read more about the A3E programme on the 10and5 website here.

Well done Cole!

Social-Bee – Print Campaign

Smart thinking with a conscience! This campaign by Jung von Matt for Social-Bee encourages people to think differently about refugees and to give them a chance when it comes to hiring for jobs. We love how they found real stories of incredibly famous people who also happened to be refugees, to remind us all that everyone has potential and value!