Using photography to give voice to their narratives, the members of the Ilizwi Photo Club in Khayelitsha are finding a creative outlet to express their issues. They are able to raise social awareness in their communities and ultimately become advocates of change.
West Africa's rich photographic tradition is getting worldwide attention at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The exhibition showcases nearly 80 portraits from countries such as Ghana, Senegal and Sierra Leone dating back to the 1870s.
At the inaugural Brand South Africa 21 Icons Campus Dialogue, South African artists discussed the role art plays in laying bare unpalatable societal truths to build a stronger, more equal nation.
Bernard Viljoen works with former street children in downtown Jozi. Using disposable cameras, they are finding their voices and carving a path out of the wilderness. I Was Shot In Joburg is proving to be a saviour for these young boys, who otherwise would have fallen through the cracks.
A "rich tapestry of materials that have rarely been shown together" describes the wide-ranging exhibition that records, analyses, articulates and confronts the legacy of apartheid, including its impact on everyday life now in South Africa. About 700 works by nearly 70 photographers and artists will be showcased.
Inner city images are unfamiliar to Joburg suburbanites, but outreach programme iwasshot in joburg, teaching young people photography skills, is bringing the inner city a little closer to home.
Inner city images are unfamiliar to Joburg suburbanites, but outreach programme iwasshotin joburg, teaching young people photography skills, is bringing the inner city a little closer to home.
Adobe South Africa, Nikon South Africa and local creative professionals have teamed up to donate over 2 500 paint sets and books to Cotlands, bringing more colour to their Toy Libraries around the country.