Emerging Masters
The Talks’ Emerging Masters is
a series in partnership with Rolex featuring the extraordinary talents shaping the future of creativity.
Song Yi Jeon

Song Yi Jeon“That’s what I have to do”, Vocalist

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis“Not perfect, but better”, Actor

Zakiya Dalila Harris

Zakiya Dalila Harris“That’s the essence of it”, Author

Eva Fàbregas

Eva Fàbregas“My sculptures are endlessly becoming”, Artist

Bronwyn Katz

Bronwyn Katz“How I can extend the object’s life?”, Artist, sculptor

Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah“I’m in constant conversation”, Author

Seong-Jin Cho

Seong-Jin Cho“It’s an endless journey”, Pianist

Julian MacKay

Julian MacKay“That’s just a part of me”, Dancer

Kenneth Ize

Kenneth Ize“Clothes tell us about who we are”, Fashion designer

Gabriel Massan

Gabriel Massan“Anything is possible”, Artist

Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka“I was living those themes in my own ways”, Actor

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”, Actor

Paloma Elsesser

Paloma Elsesser“I’m living less fearfully”, Model

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”, Actor

Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry“I have no regrets”, Rapper

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”, Film director

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”, Theater director, actor

Jan Lisiecki

Jan Lisiecki“The music speaks for itself”, Pianist

Randall Goosby

Randall Goosby“It’s not just notes on a page”, Violinist


Flume“I’ve started to put life as a priority”, Musician


Syd“I’m ready to move forward”, Singer, songwriter, producer

Caleb Landry Jones

Caleb Landry Jones“Acting will always be strange to me”, Actor

Gab Bois

Gab Bois“If it’s yours, it’ll come”, Artist

Genesis Owusu

Genesis Owusu“I’ve always known who I am”, Singer, rapper, songwriter

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”, Film director, screenwriter

Fana Hues

Fana Hues“It feels like completion”, Singer, songwriter

Saad Moosajee

Saad Moosajee“You have to resonate with it”, Artist, video director

Sumayya Vally

Sumayya Vally“Architecture is an assertion of who we are”, Architect

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino“It was a different type of mission”, Film Director

Arlo Parks

Arlo Parks“It feels like what I’m meant to do”, Musician

Maisie Schloss

Maisie Schloss“It’s so deeply my aesthetic”, Fashion Designer

Dieuveil Malonga

Dieuveil Malonga“Food has no borders”, Chef

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”, Film Director