Aart Verrips is a South African based photographer & filmmaker raised in Durban. His work follows unique narratives and authentic emotions in. He is drawn to non-traditional faces with the aim of showcasing a new standard of beauty and giving life to the uniqueness of disparate cultures.
Verrips continues to gain recognition for a distinctive style that merges the daring, provocative and risqué, while maintaining a commercial aesthetic, expansive creativity and attention to detail that hint at his earlier studies as a pastry chef in France.
Since changing careers, he has worked with editorial outlets including but not limited to Time, Hunger, InStyle, WWD, I-D, Gay Times, Dazed, Bricks, Elle, Marie Claire. He has also worked with Thebe Magugu, Rich Mnisi, Lukhanyo Mdingi, Garnier, H&M, Apple, Adidas, Levi's, Reebok, Nike, creating still and film campaigns.
2018 - Human Stories – Now Gallery, London, UK
2021 - 1854 International Photography Award Group show - Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, Uk
Portrait by Kristen-Lee Moolman