CLPA News 2018 #3

CLPA News 2018 #3

The final CLPA newsletter of the year deals with how accessibility of different generations, gender and identities shape classrooms and interactions. In addition to the contributions from members, there is also featured interview on Lekgetho Makola, Head of the Market Photo Workshop by Behan Touré. This issue was also guest edited by Behan Touré, Dakar.

The CLPA (Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa) newsletter was established in 2016: initially a closed newsletter for network members to keep abreast with photography education related activities and developments across Africa. Photo: currently spearheads the CLPA newsletter as the main editor with rotating guest editors from CLPA’s member institutions. The newsletter features individual members’ thoughts around their work, their role as educators and practicing photographers, as well as reflections on the state and role of photography on the continent and beyond.

CLPA is a network of photography education institutions and educators from Cabo Verde, Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa a nd Sudan. CLPA was initiated in 2014 with the aim to contribute to the professionalism of African photography and to ensure future generations of skilled and conscious African photographers. CLPA is primarily committed to strengthening and promoting photography education on the African continent with the support of the Goethe Institut.


The CLPA Newsletter editions are issued in English and French.

Members of the CLPA

Associação Olho-de-gente 

Center of Photography in Ethiopia

Contemporary Image Collective

École Nationale des Arts

Espace Photo Partage-DJAW/Mali

Kwanda Art Foundation

Market Photo Workshop

Nlele Institute


The Other Vision


Mindelo, Cabo Verde

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Cairo, Egypt

Dakar, Senegal

Bamako, Mali

Kigali, Rwanda

Johannesburg, South Africa

Lagos, Nigeria

Johannesburg, South Africa

Khartoum, Sudan

Bamako, Mali


CLPA is a closed membership.
For more information, please contact Amy Daniels

The CLPA Newsletter is supported by the Goethe Institut, Johannesburg and Photography Education Trust through the National Lotteries Commission.

Posted 14 Dec 2018