Director John Fleetwood
John Fleetwood is a photography curator and educator and director of Photo:. He was born and lives in Johannesburg.
Fleetwood has curated numerous exhibitions including recently ‘Five Photographers: A tribute to David Goldblatt’ (Johannesburg, Maputo, Maseru, Makhanda, Durban; 2018-2019); ‘Of traps and tropes’ (Kerkennah, Tunisia; 2018); ‘Against time’ (Bamako; 2015); ‘A Return to Elsewhere’(Johannesburg, Brighton Photo Biennale; 2014); ‘Transition’ (Johannesburg, Arles; 2012-2013). In 2017, he was guest editor for Aperture’s ‘Platform Africa’ edition.
As educator and strategist, through Photo:, he has facilitated, organised and supported a range of different education interventions, activities and organisations. He convenes democraSEE, an award and mentorship programme for Southern African photographers. Fleetwood works closely with the Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa and other institutions of education.
From 2002-2015 Fleetwood was the Head of the Market Photo Workshop, a school, gallery and project space.
Fleetwood acts in various capacities in the following projects:
• Nominator, Prix Pictet Award, since 2016 http://www.prixpictet.com
• Nominator, Paul Huf Award, since 2017 https://www.foam.org/talent/foam-paul-huf-award
• Nominator, Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Awards, since 2009 http://www.worldpressphoto.org/academy/joop-swart-masterclass
• Jury member for the CAP Prize, International Prize for Contemporary African Photography, since 2014 https://www.capprize.com
• Jury member, Pride Photo Award, 2016 http://www.pridephotoaward.org/en/
Coordinator Amy Daniels
Amy Daniels is the Coordinator of Photo: She was born and lives in Johannesburg.
Daniels has recently coordinated various projects of Photo: including; democraSEE - a new award for Southern African Photography, 10:10 platforms, the Survey and interactive digital map for Photography training and learning Initiatives on the African continent and the exhibitions: ‘Five Photographers: A tribute to David Goldblatt’ (Johannesburg, 2018) and Cities and Memory (Denmark 2016).
Previous exhibitions include: Resist(e) (France, 2017) and assisted with the coordination for Against Time – A group exhibition as part of the Bamako Biennale in Mali, 2015.