Thea von Engelbrecht started Sylvanian Drama to cure her quarantine boredom. Now, her self-deprecating, darkly hilarious animal-themed videos have over one million fans to their name.
The Los Angeles-born, globally-renowned artist uses video, publishing and performance to examine representations of Blackness in her work. She’s shown at New York’s MoMA and London’s ICA and, surprisingly, is a fan of Bournemouth football club.
Alex Motlhabane and Lewis Levi, known as THE REST, talk us through the making of nhs, MAZZA and CANCELLED in the run-up to the rapper’s highly anticipated second album release.