Horror, Hedonism, and Queer World-Building: Jenkin van Zyl’s Creative Journey

Episode 4
2 Oct, 2023

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In this episode of the Extraordinary Creatives Podcast, Ceri Hand speaks with visionary artist Jenkin van Zyl about his journey from suburban life to the vibrant club and squat party culture of London. Jenkin is a multi-talented artist who creates immersive worlds that challenge binary oppositions and celebrate otherness. He shares the challenges he has faced in funding and managing large-scale projects, and offers valuable advice to emerging artists. He also talks about his experience exhibiting at the prestigious Hayward Gallery and how artists can embrace their unique worldview to live differently. Jenkin’s new project explores the intersection of fantasy, horror, and contemporary politics. This inspiring conversation is not to be missed!