South African Artist

Andile Dyalvane


Andile Dyalvane is a ceramic artist and, alongside Zizipho Poswa, co-founded Imiso Ceramics. He was born in Ngobozana, near Qobo-Qobo in the Eastern Cape and spent his childhood embedded in traditional Xhosa lifeways, developing an intimate relationship with the umhlaba (the land, clay, mother earth) – tending to his father’s cattle herd and farming.

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As one of South Africa’s master ceramicists, Ian Garrett featured in CLAY FORMES, a publication by Art Formes on contemporary African ceramics

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Zizipho Poswa


South African ceramic artist Zizipho Poswa, whose work can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of New York, is featured in CLAY FORMES, an Art Formes publication.

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South African ceramic artist Astrid Dahl makes vessels inspired by botanical forms, featured in the book CLAY FORMES by Art Formes.

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Ben Orkin


South African ceramic artist Ben Orkin is featured in CLAY FORMES, an Art Formes publication on contemporary clay from South Africa.

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The skins and material resonances of porcelain act as entry points into ‘the rest of the world’. The vessel becomes a literal echo-chamber for light and sound, stillness and movement..

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This publication is dedicated to contemporary clay and ceramics from South Africa, offering enthusiasts and collectors a glimpse into the studios of thirty important South African artists.