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/Xam Sam Fortuin


/Xam Sam Fortuin, is an emerging interdisciplinary artist, from Cape Town, South Africa. Deeply inspired by his indigenous Southern African roots, his work speaks to his fierce passion for creativity, and a sense of connection to the Earth. The name, given to him through his ancestral calling, ‘/Xam’, is a name that carries the ancient origins of the peoples of Southern Africa.


His connection to land, family and ancestry is filled with stories and lessons that find their way into his creative expressions. His work spans across disciplines, across mediums, and across boundaries - with explorations primarily in mixed media, sculpture, performance, and film. His practice is guided by a strong foundation of values, revolutionary politics, and a spiritual connection to the cosmos.

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