The popular set and concept designer Gift Kgosierileng is set to honour his mother by exhibiting his creative collection of art, costume, and set designs on 25 June in Sandton Central Square.
His passion and affinity for art have earned him several accolades that he prides himself on, and that has given him a reputation as a steward of the authentic African Expression.
Kgosi’s work tells you everything you need to know about his roots, as some of his creations give a hint of his heritage which reflects the rich & iconic aesthetic of the Khoi people.
As a Fashion / Set Designer & Creative Director, his work ideas are brought to life through nature, various textures, intriguing imperfect shapes and endless pools of colours and shades.
The talent hailing from Upington turned to his social platforms to share details about his fashion and art expo. “ For years, people asked me when I will be showcasing because I do not regard myself as a fashion designer. I never really know what to say I do. These titles put me in a box. Since I moved to JHB, I have been exploring many mediums in expressing my art. I am really pleased to invite you to join me in the immersive art experience. A space where celebrate my late mother through art, costume, and set design.” shared Kgosi.
Kgosi’s debut clothing line was dubbed No Modern Slave, a set that delivered a revolutionary concept.
His garments can be characterized as ready-to-wear, unique & conceptual.
With every design created by Kgosi in a simplistic nature, there is a profound tale behind it.
He will be representing SA in a British TV Docu- series to be filmed in London called "Fit For a First Lady” after Winning against thousands of hopefuls, clothing and costume designs.
Kgosi’s remarkable work has also landed him amongst the twelve passionate, aspiring fashion designers that were chosen to be part of Mzansi's Project Runway in 2019.