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"She describes her self-promotional Poster #1 as the turning point, both aesthetically, because it encapsulated the direction she wanted to go in, and in terms of recognition: it caught the attention of designers and art directors." -from Eye Magazine

An undeveloped yet still elegant cursive characterises Bantjes' first foray into what will eventually become her signature. Unbalanced curves, concentrated at an already heavy text centre reveal the dilettante aspirations of graceful, flowing ornamentation.

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