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Not Just A Comb | Objet d'Art 

Cape Town | South Africa

Created by Hamzeh Alfarahneh

© Copyright 2018 

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Anna was born in 1987 in Saporoshje, Ukraine and grew up in Germany. She is a mixed media artist working in both analog and digital collages who studied Fine Art at Emily Carr University in Vancouver and at Central Saint Martins in London.

Anna now lives in London where she continues her obsession with paper and the deconstruction and reconstruction of images. 

Anna Bu Kliewer

Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743-1825) was a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, and children’s author. Barbauld’s career as a poet ended abruptly in 1812 with the publication of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, which criticized Britain’s participation in the Napoleonic Wars. Vicious reviews shocked Barbauld, and she published nothing else during her lifetime. 

Anna Laetitia Barbauld

David Brits was born in Cape Town in 1987, and grew up in a 265 year old Cape Dutch Homestead that has been in his family for 6 generations. He graduated from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT in 2010 and has a background in audiovisual and photographic archiving as well as graphic design. 

David Brits

Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. Angelou is best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The rest, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her life up to the age of 17 and brought her international recognition and acclaim. 

Maya Angelou

Little is known about Safyya al-Baghadiyya, who was a twelve- century slave poet from Baghdad. Slave women expressed in their poems a profound consciousness of the relationship between their words and their bodies. They were creatures of the court whom easily gained or lost favor due to their actions, thus their desirability, and hence their security depended equally on wit and attractiveness. 

Safyya al-Baghadiyya

Wallada bint al-Mustak (994-1091) was one of the best known noble poetesses in Andalusian courts, daughter of the caliph Muhammad III of Cordoban. Much of her poetry consists of short pieces designed to be sung; in the muhdath style. 

Wallada bint al-Mustak