Born in South Africa in 1999, Mashir is an artist based in Johannesburg. He decided once he matriculated from high school. He would pursue a career of creativity and passion. He decided to become an artist. Mashir Kresenshun practices in all disciplinaries in which are depicted with or on cardboard. The utilisation of cardboard as a metaphor questions the ideology of “What makes us human?” Furthermore, he opts to practice in the mediums of drawing, painting and printmaking, adding sculptural elements. The sculptural surface adds different dimensional plains. Mashir uses printmaking on cardboard as a unique mannerism, which sets him apart as an artist. Kresenshun studied at the University of Johannesburg and is currently studying at Artist Proof Studios whilst working from his studio based at August House in the heart of Johannesburg. In 2019, Kresenshun received Top 20 in Thami Mnyele and Top 100 in Sasol New Signatures. He is currently creating works to exhibit in London later this year.
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