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South African Artists You Should Follow on Instagram
Posted on April 14, 2016.

Instagram has become one of the Internet's most popular social networks, especially amongst artists. It has become a great platform for artists to show their work and for followers to get hooked on peeking into their creative process.

With over over 530,000 followers combined, we've compiled a list of the best South African artist Instagram accounts offering insights into the daily life of a professional artist.

Ross Symons
@white_onrice
106k followers

An origami artist from Cape Town built his Instagram following by folding one origami model every day for a year.

A photo posted by Ross Symons (@white_onrice) on



Lorraine Loots
@lorraineloots
276k followers

Established miniature artist, Lorraine paints and draws superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin.



Faith47
@_faith47
51.2k followers

An internationally-acclaimed African street artist, Faith47's Instagram feed takes followers on her journeys around the world.



Danielle Clough
@fiance_knowles
49.5k followers

Cape Town-based embroidery artist Danielle Clough creates fabric art stitched onto on the strings of vintage badminton and tennis rackets.



Zanele Muholi
@muholizanele
30.7k followers

Visual Activist Zanele Muholi documents people in striking portraits create visibility for LGBTI/queer/trans/histories in South Africa and beyond.



Roger Ballen
@rogerballen
23.4k followers

Artist and photographer Roger Ballen is known for his portraits of marginalised and mentally unstable South Africans.

A photo posted by Roger Ballen (@rogerballen) on





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