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Born 1978 Cape Town, South Africa and now lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland, Freemantle a the age of 17 was selected as one of five students from around the world to study at St Oswald’s Academy in London, where he completed an intensive, five-year apprenticeship in traditional drawing, painting, sculpture and geometry. These principles continue to inform his rigorous approach to painting and art practice. Founded on an intimate understanding of painting and art history, his work explores the relationship between his body, time and the earth, each of which serve as materials and as inspiration. 



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