Marian Bantjes in Varoom 25

Marian Bantjes creates a complex, fascinating and often humourous centrespread image for each issue of Varoom, often forming three dimensional works which she photographs prior to publication. For issue 25 she has continued to expand her impressive approach to typography and illustration, making an embroidery on this Varoom issue’s theme of Empathy, called Lost Child.

The embroidery took her two weeks to complete, and the Lost Child piece has many resonances, not least because the material Marian has used is My Little Pony hair.

More of her process photos are below.

30th April 2014

World Illustration Awards 2023 – Longlist Announced!
Be part of #WIA2023 - a global celebration of great illustration. The Longlist will now be announced by category from 16th - 25th May 2023.
Issue 42 and Back issues available!
Contacts (across 3 sectors) for 350+ UK Commissioners... BUY NOW!
Get seen by commissioners with a 20 image Folio.


Join our mailing list to get the latest news.