Tkay Maidza

Tkay Maidza - 2018 Kennedy Prize Winner, Angus Hamra with his portrait of Tkay Maidza. oil aerosol, enamel and brass on canvas

Ideas of youth can be seen as a source and subject of beauty. My subject is singer-songwriter and rapper Tkay Maidza. Her insightful music and striking appearance utilises the energy of what it is to be young. Originally from Adelaide, she is a great ambassador for people my age and a compelling subject.