Catchupa Factory Residency for Photographers

Untitled by Herberto Smith

The Catchupa Factory Residency for Photographers

Mindelo, Cabo Verde

3 May - 17 May 2017

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.

The residency aimed at developing a new body of work within the duration of the programme and presenting their new work to public. The concentrated residency was led by John Fleetwood.

Untitled by Angelo Lopes

Untitled by Herberto Smith

Untitled by Angelo Lopes

Untitled by Herberto Smith

Participating Photographers:
Rui Sergio AfonsoAngelo LopesHelder DocaHerberto SmithCarla RebeloNuno SilasCésar Schofield CardosoEdson Silva DGrace Aline, Marcos Rocha de PinaDelgado Evanilda and Mauro Vombe.

Production team:

Diogo Bento, Rita Rainho and Simone Rodrigues.

Founded in 2013, the AOJE is committed to the dissemination and promotion of photography and photographic activity, from the perspective of social, cultural and economic development.

The Catchupa Factory – Novos Fotógrafos 2017 is an initiative of the AOJE Association, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Ministry of Culture and Creative Industries of Cape Verde.

Posted 02 Jun 2017