Oupa Sibeko comes from a performance art background and was mentored by the renowned Robin Orlin. He recently started drawing and painting under the mentorship of Luan Nel. The results speak for themselves. He has a deft hand and the subject-matter comes to him in a type of stream of consciousness, It often relates to the the themes of the ocean, seafaring, ships and shipwrecks. South African explorer history and colonial shipping. These are all themes he has dealt with within his performative work.
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