Melvin Pather is an artist, graphic designer, animator and an all round technology driven individual. He has a wealth of experience from working in various industries such as higher education, publishing, advertising, fashion and media amongst others. He has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art from the Durban University of Technology and studied for further qualifications in Graphic Design, Animation, Arts Administration and Internet of Things (IoT) Development.
He is actively involved in New Media and developing the use of technology as a preferred medium to create art. Melvin has lectured at various private colleges in Durban and Johannesburg and has now assumed the role of Chief Technical: New Media at the University of Cape Town.
Currently at Michaelis he instructs students across New Media in aspects of Augmented Reality, Videography, Animation, Design, Digital Illustration and Sound Art.