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Artist Bio

Stephen Rosin, born in 1975, is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist working with ink, beeswax, gunpowder, bullet lead, digital photography, and a variety of other unusual mediums.

The winner of the prestigious Barclays Bank L’Atelier award in 2009, Rosin’s artistic practice is characterized by a conceptual approach to socio-political commentary and subtle satire which he achieves through intricate and detailed imagery.

His work is held in the Sasol, Telkom, and Absa corporate art collections, to name a few, as well as in the permanent collections of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Rosin lives and works near Plettenberg Bay in South Africa.

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Artist Statement

'Birds of a Feather' is intended as an ironic reflection on the complexities of human identity. We are all unique individuals, made up of elaborate and convoluted characteristics which conjoin to form our distinctive personalities. A cacophony of discordant elements united somehow to sing a remarkable song.

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