Serwah Attafuah, an Indigenous Australian artist, tells us about her journey of creating digital art in the 2010s and now selling her stunning 3D work via NFT. She offers insight into the importance of conquering fear, the relative speeds of digital and traditionally painted work, small networks of women artists, Zoom’s empowering of international collaboration, anti-colonial death metal, authenticity, and being a native digital artist creating images of women’s empowerment and beauty.
Serwah Attafuah is a multidisciplinary artist and musician based on Dharug land/West Sydney, Australia. She creates surreal cyber dreamscapes and heavenly wastelands, populated by Afrofuturistic abstractions of self with strong ancestral and contemporary themes.
Serwah has collaborated with and been commissioned by clients, including Mercedes Benz, Nike, GQ, Adobe, Paris Hilton and Charli XCX. Recent notable achievements include her participation in Sotheby’s ‘Natively Digital’: A Curated NFT auction and ‘Apotheosis’: a live motion capture experience with Soft Centre at The Sydney Opera House.