10:Queer is a collaborative platform initiative developed by Photo: and the Photography Education Trust to facilitate critical discussion and meaningful content production on queer practices in Southern Africa, now. Invited participants include photographers and other professionals who currently operate within a field of queer practice in Southern Africa. The workshop sessions will be facilitated by guest advisor, Abri de Swardt and the Photo: team, Georgia Munnik and John Fleetwood.Read More
The annual Photographers’ Masterclass took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 3-9 September. Curators Simon Njami, John Fleetwood, Katrin Peters-Klaphake, Akinbode Akinbiyi and Frédérique Chapuis, worked with a group of 11 photographers from sub-Sahara Africa. This was the 11th and final edition of the masterclass, initiated by Simon Njami and Goethe Institut in 2008.Read More
Open call for participation in a workshop on queer social practice: photographers, activists, writers, academics, cultural practitioners apply.
Deadline: 25 September 2018
10:Queer is a collaborative platform initiative developed by Photo: to facilitate critical discussion and meaningful content production on queer social practice. Invited participants will include photographers and other professionals who operate within the field of queer practice in Southern Africa, today.
The 2018 Catchupa Factory is an international Artist Residency dedicated to emerging photographers and artists from the PALOP (Portuguese-speaking African countries).
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
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Goldblatt, a photographer whose life’s work documented the impact of the structural divide of Apartheid and its legacy in South Africa. He developed a critical position not just on the subject but an unflinching position in his mode in photography.
Goldblatt was a world-renowned photographer and he will be remembered by the many photographers who he mentored and engaged with to re-write the country’s narratives in telling our own stories. His memory lives on through the work of all of those who have passed through the Market Photo Workshop.Read More
Photo: is proud to announce the shortlisted candidates for democraSEE 2
As part of the Bamako Forum at the 11th Edition of the Rencontres de Bamako, John Fleetwood moderated a discussion ‘The position of identity’ with artists Héla Ammar (Tunisia), Eric Gyamfi (Ghana), Dawit L. Petros (Eritrea – Canada) and Admire Kamundzengerere with cultural theorist George Shire (Zimbabwe).Read More