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Leon Radegonde – Seychelles contemporary artist uses materials which have a story to tell

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Discovering his passion for art at the age of seventeen, Seychellois Leon Radegonde is today one of the country’s renowned artist specialising in contemporary art. Radegonde together with other local artist George Camille recently participated in the 56th Arts Biennale in Venice, Italy. Although he has acquired quite a following in overseas market especially Germany, France and Italy, Radegonde admits ...

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Seychelles artists and historian showcase the origins of the islands’ Creole nation

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The people of the Seychelles islands situated in the western Indian Ocean celebrate their Creole identity every year between 25 to 31 October during the Festival Kreol [Creole Festival]. For the past thirty years, this is the time when the inhabitants of the islands embrace their tradition and culture through several cultural and artistic events . For the island nation ...

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A Seychelles brand inspired by the sea!

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Artist Michael Bouchereau-Arnephie dreaming it big as a designer (Seychelles News Agency) – The Seychelles archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, east of the African Coast boasts several features from powder-white beaches, an array of flora and fauna and clear tranquil waters of turquoise and blue, which all serve as inspiration for many including artists, poets, and musicians. ...

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DANNY SOPHA

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Born September 1968, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles. Trained in Fined Art, School of Art and Design Seychelles Polytechnic, 1986 – 1988 Danny Sopha’s recent paintings are focused on the cultural and natural heritage of Seychelles. Marine life and the traditional music of Seychelles are two inter-related themes addressed in his work at the present time. Some of the paintings are also ...

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George Camille

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George Camille was born on the island of Mahe in 1963 and spent his childhood on the island of La Digue. Both are principal islands of the Seychelles. From a young age, George took an immediate interest as a draftsman working in Charcoal & Pencil. His works developed into Watercolour, Gouache & Acrylic. He studied at Blackheath Collage of Art ...

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Léon Wilma Loïs Radegonde

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 Born in 1950. Lives and works in Victoria, Seychelles. Léon was born in the Republique of Seychelles, on the island of La Digue, where he spent his childhood. He went on to study on the island of Mahé at the Seychelles College, after receiving a scholarship for secondary school. His interest in art came when he was 17 years old. ...

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Jude Ally, an icon of the creative Industry, returns to Seychelles as a Gold Medallist of the Jeux de la Francophonie

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The Seychelles team who participated at the 2013 “ Jeux de la Francophonie” has returned home from Nice, France with a gold and a silver medal. The Seychelles team who participated at the 2013 “ Jeux de la Francophonie” has returned home from Nice, France with a gold and a silver medal.  A Ministerial delegation headed by Vincent Meriton, the ...

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EGBERT MARDAY

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Né en novembre 1953, Egbert Marday débute sa profession comme biologiste. L’art à l’époque ne faisait pas partie du programme de l’éducation formelle. Cependant dès son enfance, le dessin était très important pour lui : « …avec mon frère, je traçais des images sur le sol de terre battue, ou avec des bouts de charbon et des morceaux de craie ...

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