Photo: is compiling a database of writers from Southern Africa. As a platform for the promotion of photography work, Photo: wants to help develop the practice of writing about photography in the region, today. The platform wants to promote collaborative partnerships between democraSEE award recipients, finalists and selected writers for the database.Read More
Photo: is proud to announce the Recipient of democraSEE 1.
Senga is the inaugural recipient of the democraSEE award, democraSEE 1. With the R40,000 grant, he will work in collaboration with a mentor/curator of his choice to produce a body of work over the next year.Read More
Announcing the democraSEE 1 Shortlist
Photo: is proud to announce the shortlisted candidates for democraSEE 1
Vacancy: Project Coordinator with Fundraising and/or Media experience.Read More
Photo: is proud to present democraSEE - a new photography award and mentorship platform. democraSEE aims to develop and show important contemporary photography stories and content that deal with social and political issues and imaginaries from the Southern African region . It wants to create a space to acknowledge photographers and photography’s role and position in relation to the world. Furthermore, it intends to support the growth of visual languages in photography.Read More
The Annual Photographers' Master Class took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 24 - 29 September. Curators Simon Njami, John Fleetwood, Katrin Peters-Klaphake, Akinbode Akinbiyi and Frédérique Chapuis worked with a group of 12 photographers from sub-Sahara Africa.Read More
Photo: presented the Johannesburg launch of the ‘Platform Africa’ edition of Aperture Magazine on 22 June 2017 at Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg.
The Photography, Architecture and Archive Project was a weeklong photography workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Initiated and run by the Centre for Photography in Ethiopia, the project run from 29 May - 6 June 2017Read More
The Catchupa Factory residency included 12 selected photographers from Portuguese speaking countries including Cabo Verde, Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe and Mozambique. The residency looked at issues of contemporary art in Africa, brief overviews of the history of colonial views in Africa and the field of photography in general.Read More
Catchupa Factory Artists/Photographers Residency, Cape Verde
Deadline for applications: April 3, 2017, Apply Now!
Artists/Photographers Residency for emerging artists and photographers from Portuguese speaking countries in Africa led by John Fleetwood.Read More
Talks & Performances Schedule for the Art Africa Fair 2017
Waterfront, Cape Town
Saturday, 25 February
10:30 - 11:30
Afrokainosis - New representative of Africa
Editor Ashraf Jamal in conversation with curator Uche Okpa-Iroha and John Fleetwood.Read More
Photographers from multiple experiences and backgrounds gather to exchange with selected guests. For this round we were happy to have Maheder Tadese (Ethiopia) as practitioner and Raymond Dakoua (Ivory Coast/Belgium) as one of the observers joining Mfundi Vundla (Photography Education Trust member) Marion Claudel and Laurie Chevrot (Institute Français South Africa) and Candice Jansen (PhD candidate at WISER).Read More
Ethiopian photographer, Maheder Tadese, completed a 10-day professional networking programme and mentorship in Johannesburg with Photo: to develop ideas for her forthcoming photography platform to assist and develop emerging photographers in Addis Ababa.Read More
Deadline: 7 February 2017 CLOSED
If you’ve created photographs on the African continent or which engages with the Africa diaspora please ENTER NOWRead More