BIO

Mandy Messina is a non-binary, South African artist living and working in Oklahoma. 
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Honestly, it gets easier when you think of me less as an artist and more as an entertainer.

I have so much to tell you, about so many disparate things, but it's going to come out ingrammatically, on purpose and on accident, and at the same time, because some things have to be improvised. Also, sometimes the made-up-on-the-spot-term is a more direct shortcut to the core idea.  

TOP THREE THINGS I'M WORKING ON NOW:

VIDEO

I'm making pretty regular videos of what's happening in the studio here.
Right not, I'm still plotting a couple of video projects, like this one made at Elsewhere in 2018.

TILES

Making progress on a 6ft monument to Afrikaans and it's origins - developed by slaves in the Cape Town kitchens of Dutch Colonialists. Thinking of it as a ceramic graphic novel at the moment.