Blaai was born at the very cusp of the genesis of a South Africa renewed and grew up in Troyeville, Joburg. He paints, draws, and makes prints, heavily influenced by his inner-city surroundings. Initially training at Art Studio 32 Flavours, he went on to learn printmaking at Artist Proof Studio. The conceptual artist is also a muralist who has completed private and public commissions.
• From the September edition of Wanted, 2023.