Brendon Bell Roberts

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Art Africa Magazine, Cape Town, South Africa
Four Season AL MarYah
24TH and 25TH JANUARY 2018
"Join me on the 21st of March 2018 at Art Talks II: Evolving Cultures, Developing Collections where I will be interviewing Swaady Martin, Founder & CEO YSWARA and Trustee of the Nirox Art Foundation. Learn more on the overview page."

Art Africa is a quarterly publication that focuses on contemporary art from Africa and the diaspora

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 Art Africa magazine; 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 Periodicat, Art Africa Fair, the fully curated African Art Fair; COLLECTOR, the African Collector and Luxury Lifestyle Magazine, 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).