Artcollab Studio, Ilizwe/Nyika Collaboration artist member: Elgin Rust
Elgin Rust received her MFA with distinction from the University of Cape Town in 2010 and has since pursued an oeuvre which includes printmaking, sculpture and performative installations in self-motivated and collaborative work. Her practice focuses on the transformative processes of material which unpacks issues of social concern from judicial structures to the effects of plastics. Rust has participated in solo, group and collaborative exhibitions locally and internationally. Most recently her work was part of the POINTS 4 International Exhibition for Visual Arts hosted by VAS virtual art space in Alexandria, Egypt. Her work is in the Ellerman House Contemporary Art Collection, Sanlam Collection and UCT Works of Art Collection, Cape Town, ZA. Elgin is a long-standing member of Artcollab studio working on all the collaborative projects from Karoo Disclosure (2014) to Ubumbano/Unity (2021).