Ayesha Mukadam

Ayesha Mukadam

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Ayesha Mukadam started her career working as an Art Director at renowned advertising agencies in Cape Town. Her work has been awarded locally at the Loeries and internationally at Cannes, New York Festival and London D&AD. In 2019, Ayesha was invited to present a Workshop titled ‘Food and Memory in Time of Displacement’ at Fordham International Institute of Humanitarian Affairs and the UN International Organization for Migration in New York. In January 2020, she was selected as a finalist at the inaugural Rupert Social Impact Arts Prize. Exhibiting at the South African National Arts Festival and London Design Biennale, the end of 2020 saw Ayesha completing an Arts Residency at Unidee Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy. Her work is reflective in using creativity and design for social change. Obsessed with the tapestry of the Cape and African landscape,  Ayesha’s latest installations and design work has strong connections to heritage, memory and storytelling.  Ayesha Mukadam has been nominated as a Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans for 2020.

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