Photo: develops and platforms photography projects and photographers.

By engaging with photography and its place in society and with a focus on photography of South Africa and Africa, Photo: promotes emerging and practicing photographers and photography.

Through commissioning, producing and connecting photography projects and practioners, Photo: wants to encourage dialogue, exchange, engagement and participation.

Photo: develops photography projects that deal with socio-political contexts and frameworks, to elucidate current social and political concerns and the politics of aesthetics.

Central to its vision, is the idea that photography can be a delicate tool for social change.