Art & Philanthropy: Investing in Culture, Uniting Communities and Transforming Businesses
Brendon has been narrating cultural developments from the African continent through words, pictures, books and events for the past 20 years. An award winning designer, creative director and publisher – his publications, projects and creativity having reached all seven continents.
Brendon is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ARTAFRICAmagazine; ITCH creative writing and submissions journal (which has since become the magazine for the Creative Writing department of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg); SNAPPED, the African Photographic Periodical; ARTAFRICAFAIR, The Fully Curated African Art Fair; COLLECTOR, the African Collector and Luxury Lifestyle Magazine; and THAT_COLLECTIVE, his Africa-focused Digital Communications and Research Agency.
Brendon is currently consulting on various projects across South Africa, Congo, Mali, France and Uganda – ranging from the development of communication and content programming for new and existing museums, a new art and design university, and growths within the African arts publishing industry. He has also participated in numerous international panel discussions at art fairs including the FNB Joburg Art Fair (Johannesburg), the Investec Cape Town Art Fair, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair (London), and Arte Fiera (Bologna).