Marlene Steyn / Mental jogger with snake
Markers and ink on paper, 15x15cm, 2017
By Marlene Steyn
Marlene Steyn is a South-African artist (born in 1989) living and working in Cape Town. She works on a variety of media, painting, drawing, ceramics and sculpture. Marlene Steyn’s work is playful, colorful, strange and prolific. Her characters are intricated, quartered, and they - literally- get the other under their skin. Her light and balanced compositions stage the spontaneous generation of hybrid creatures, Siamese girls with braided hair or teratoid couples tangling their supernumerary limbs...