SOUTH AFRICAN SURREALISM: The Art of Ras Steyn

SOUTH AFRICAN SURREALISM: The Art of Ras Steyn

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Ras Steyn holds a Master's Degree in Art & Technology and applies himself to divergent [carnivalesque] research issues within the de-centered nature of unsettling omnipresent imagery. As an Art Researcher & Academic Specialist in Neuro-Surrealism & Anomalous Contemporary Arts & Culture it comes as no surprise that he festers his sublime attention on Visionary Surrealism, Post-Surrealism, Dream Symbolism and Disordered Outsider Art.

Ras Steyn is an avid Collector of Antiquarian Books / First Editions.
His art ranges from collages, concrete and tactile objects, sketches, paintings and
an array of Digital Fine Art Prints.
Fiction Writer: Surrealist Dark Fantasy [Mostly Poetry & Dark Tales based on music.]

Preferred topics:

• Cultural Issues: Aesthetics, Metaphysics, Virtual Innovation, Identity.
• History: Classical up to and including Postmodernist Issues*

• Entertainment: Dark Fantasy, Corporeal Horror, Science Fiction Books & Films.

• Visual Communication: Identifying links between art, science, religion and
technological evolution.

• Criticism and Analysis: The protean nature of Cyber/techno-Surrealism, The
Other, Bodily Un-Ethics, Biotechnological Design.


Other interests:

*The writing of history-specific policies, procedures, syllabi, learning outcomes, specific objectives; as well as the streamlining and reconfiguring of theory assessment criteria.

• Guidance regarding the assembling of portfolios for
tertiary admission.
• Music review writing.
• Dissertation co-supervisor: Editing, citation and format*
• Basic principles of academic research*
• Post-project: Flesh Physix (An anthology of surrealist fiction).
• Composing electronic ambient music for short stories and poems.
• Digital Fine Art: Multiple Subject matters (Classical to Contemporary
Expressive or Reductive Abstraction).
• Macro and Abstract Photography
• Communication and Teaching/ cognitive Skills Development.

Artist: rassteyn@yahoo.com / rassteyn666@gmail.com




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Photography Abstract Surrealism