Justin van Huyssteen – Novelist, Academic and Educator


Story and Background

justin van huyssteen Justin van Huyssteen is a writer, academic, and educator hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. He holds a master’s degree in Theory of Literature, with his primary focus being the analysis of artistic works through various theoretical perspectives. His main areas of theoretical interest encompass narratology and critical theory, with a specific emphasis on animal studies. Beyond academia, he is a novelist, game reviewer, and freelance writer.

Justin has a strong preference for architectural movements, particularly favoring modern and postmodern styles like Bauhaus, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Brutalism, and Futurism, with an emphasis on sustainable architecture. He also has a deep interest in the many regional architectural styles that have often been overshadowed by more globally recognized ones. He appreciates inventive and unconventional architectural forms that deviate from classical architectural traditions.


Justin’s Role at Art in Context

Justin is working for artincontext.org as an author and content writer since 2022. He is responsible for all blog posts about architecture, literature and poetry.




Work Experience

  • 2022 – today,
  • 2021 – today, Independent External Marker,
  • feature articles, news articles, academic papers, investigative reports
  • 2017 – 2021, Teacher and Tutor for

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