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Hyde Park Corner, 12-14 October 2018

A word from the Curator; A Return to Making.

Approaching a milestone has a way of urging us to look back at how we got to where we are and interrogate why we do what we do. With a decade of the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary on the horizon, it is fitting to reflect on the essense of this much loved event. It is with this in mind, that we started to map out the creative and strategic direction for the 2018 edition; A return to making.

The 9th edition of Sanlam HmC is about a restored focus on our founding sentiment – celebrating the beauty of making. We have set out to amplify the journey of how products are created, the richness in their materiality and the uniqueness of the beautiful stories told through their craftsmanship.

What started in 2010 as the first of its kind, bringing together food, wine and design, has now become a champion for African creativity. For 11 months of the year we chip away, add on, join together and craft a new experience for visitors to enjoy each year.

On a more personal note, the 2018 edition marks my second year as curator of the Fair. Equipped with the many lessons of 2017, I’v taken on the second year with a renewed confidence to play, build and connect. By play, I mean moving out of our comfort zone and making some bold, experimental changes that will transform how the fair is experienced. We would like to build on the growing momentum of evolving the platform to be more representative of our country’s demographic make-up and lastly, to connect. There is a need to nurture the community of people who are invested in this event, beyond the October weekend by engaging meaningfully throughout the year.

I can proudly share that these three guiding lights have helped carve the way to the 9th Edition. With an exciting new layout, special projects and the continuation of the Well Made in Africa narrative, we promise to once again deliver on a beautifully curated wonderland of food, wine and design. It is both a pleasure and an honour to be a part of it.

Yours truly,
Cassandra Twala

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