Life according to James Barnor exhibition walkabout

Walkabout: 1 October at 14h00
Led by John Fleetwood

Gerard Sekoto Gallery
at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg
17, Lower park Drive Corner Kerry Road
Johannesburg, South Africa

In correlation with the recent Life according to James Barnor exhibition opening, John Fleetwood director of Photo: has been invited to lead a walkabout on the Ghanaian photographer’s work which aims to go beyond a rhetorical categorisation of 40 years of photography and draws inspiration in particular from James Barnor’s final photographs in Ghana in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Amy Daniels
Pride Photo Award

2019 Pride Photo Award
The 2019 Pride Photo Award winners were announced 6 Sep 2019.

A photo of two identical superhero action figures kissing, by South Korean photographer Seungwook YANG is the winner of the seventh edition of Pride Photo Award, an international contest for sexual and gender diversity.

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Amy Daniels
"Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere" Exhibition & Talk

HENI Project Space, Hayward Gallery
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London

Exhibition Opening: 28 August 2019
Duration: 28 Aug - 06 Oct 2019

Discussion: 5 October 2019 at 17h00
Dan Graham Waterloo Sunset Pavilion, Hayward Gallery.

On the occasion of the exhibition Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere at Hayward Gallery’s HENI Project Space, John Fleetwood and Hayward Gallery Assistant Curator Tarini Malik will join in conversation on Saturday 5 October at 5pm.

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Amy Daniels
CLPA News 2019 #2

CLPA News 2019 #2

The second CLPA newsletter of this year deals with gender binaries in African photography, looking back at how gender binaries came into play in the last few decades. In the Reflection section, members respond to their role as educators in dealing with notions of identity and photography, especially representation of identity.

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2019 Joop Swart Masterclass

2019 Joop Swart Masterclass
17-21 September 2019
Amsterdam

The World Press Photo Foundation’s best known educational program, the Joop Swart Masterclass, is returning to Amsterdam 17-21 September 2019, to bring together 12 emerging image-makers with some of the most experienced professionals in the field of visual storytelling.

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Amy Daniels
"Five Photographers. A tribute to David Goldblatt" in Durban

Durban Art Gallery
City Hall, 2nd Floor, Smith Street, Durban, 4001

Opening: 1 August 2019  at 18h00
Duration: 02 - 31 August 2019 

Walkabout
Friday 2 August at 10.00 with the curator

Five Photographers. A tribute to David Goldblatt” reflects on this world-renowned photographer and South African icon’s contribution to photography by looking at a new generation of photographers. This

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Der Greif Guest-Room Online Exhibition

John Fleetwood was the curator for the June edition of the Der Greif Guest-Room online exhibition. Guest curators select images to de/ recontextualize single images from open call submissions. 

Each Guest-Room kicks off with a collaboration where the curator teams up with another practioner to choose a theme. In this edition, John Fleetwood worked with Eric Gyamfi, Ghana and selected the following quote as framework for the exhibition.

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CLPA News 2019 #1

CLPA News 2019 #1

The latest issue of the CLPA News introduces our 2019 focus on gender. Questions about African women’s visibility and representation, history, and the workplace will be addressed by invited contributors and writers. In this issue Candice Jansen points to the multiplicity and depth of reading women’s role in photography in Africa and their absence in recorded history.

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‘Connected’ exhibition

‘Connected’
A photography exhibition
Opening: 21 March 2019
Closing 19 April 2019
Académie des Beaux-Arts, Kinshasa, DRC.

‘Connected’ an exhibition of the work of the participants of the Photography Masterclass at the Academy of Fine Arts (Académie des Beaux-Arts), Kinshasa, DRC.

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Amy Daniels
Catchupa Factory Photography Artist Residency 2019

Catchupa Factory Photographers residency in Mindelo, Cabo Verde

Deadline for application: 27th March 2019

The Catchupa Factory initiative is an educational and artistic creation program in the format of artist residency, dedicated to emerging artists and photographers from the Portuguese-speaking African Countries (PALOP), Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Angola and Mozambique.

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Amy Daniels
Photography Masterclass 2019 at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Kinshasa

Photography Masterclass 2019 at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Kinshasa
6 - 13 March 2019 led by John Fleetwood

John Fleetwood leads a masterclass on photography at the Académie des Beaux-Arts(ABA), in Kinshasa, DRC from 6-13 March 2019. Initiated in 2018, the 8 weeklong photography training workshops expands over a 2-year period to equip students of ABA interested in photography with photography skills. The course serves as a basis to develop a permanent learning centre of photography at the ABA, Kinshasa.

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Amy Daniels
Portfolio Review and Photography Workshops in Maputo, Mozambique

In correlation with the ‘Five Photographers: A tribute to David Goldblatt’ exhibition in Maputo, Mozambique, Photo: collaborated with the Centro Cultural Franco-Moçambicano (CCFM) to produce portfolio reviews and workshop presentations for photographers from Maputo.

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Survey of Photography Training and Learning Initiatives on the African Continent

In its first phase, the Survey of Photography Learning Initiatives on the African Continent plots a map of the photography training and learning initiatives that are currently operating in Africa. These institutions, amongst many others, have been identified as part of a larger survey to assess the landscape of photography training on the continent, with the aim of creating a framework of support, exchange and building critical skills for trainers and institutions. The map/survey, conducted by Photo: and initially commissioned by the Goethe-Institut, South Africa, as part of the initiative, Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa, is an ongoing project.

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