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Levy Pooe wins 2020 Cassirer Welz Award

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Artist Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner

Levy Pooe

Levy Pooe is a seTswana speaking , South African visual Artist born during the country’s transition to democracy. He is originally from Rustenburg but is based in Johannesburg.

Levy began art at a very young age having being struck by how things appeared and how they could be altered. He mostly works from his home studio but sometimes does murals and live documentation, especially interpretations of musical performances. Levy is passionate about telling stories and creating narratives that resonate with people.
      Levy works in a number of mediums ranging from painting, charcoal, collage as well as photography. Levy attended the Market Photo workshop which made him appreciate painting more through the eyes of an awakened photographer.
     Levy is passionate about telling stories and around creating narratives that speak to the  urban black experience.

  • Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner
  • Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner
  • Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner
  • Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner
  • Levy Pooe 2020 Cassirer Welz Award winner

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