South African artist Tony Gum is taking the art scene by storm with her colorful self-portraits.
Tony Gum is an “artist in learning”, who has been dubbed by Vogue.com as possibly the “Coolest Girl in Cape Town”. She is the co-founder of The Local Collective Vlog on YouTube.
Gum is a second-year film student at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and is producing a new prism through which to view African contemporary art, fashion and culture.
She is 20, she styles and she shoots all her portraits. Gum aims to show a pathway to embracing the West while remaining true and proud of one’s heritage. She was featured in Elle, Vogue, OkayAfrica and so on.
Source : tonygum.blogspot
What we think :
We just love her self-portraits!
They are colourful and speak to our hearts. We also love the story behind every shot and how it all looks easy and natural to Tony! Art seems to be part of her being.
Check her out guys!
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