Category: Portrait

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COSATU march in Cape Town

Approximately 10.000 people gathered in Keizersgracht Street on the 6th of August for a march to Parliament. This was done to protest against the rising electricity, fuel and food prices. The protesters expressed their lack of faith in the government’s ability to fix the country’s economic problems. Having failed to meet the peoples needs for so long, the politicians are

Portrait: Roger Young for HAYO magazine

At 17 years old Roger Young packed up his camera and ran away from the suburb of Westville, near the South African city of Durban. He traveled up the coast to Cape Town, where he has lived intermittently in the years since, establishing an award-winning career as a filmmaker. After a family tragedy struck in his late twenties, Roger spent

David Goldblatt observing as the statue of Rhodes fell at University of Cape Town.

Reflecting on Goldblatt – from Gugs to Rhodes

David Goldblatt’s photographs are uncanny in their capacity to highlight South African un-ease, suggests Neelika Jayawardane. Reflecting on a re-visitation of his early oeuvre, Jayawardane and Goldblatt discuss the photographs’ visual elaboration of the unspeakable: racial intimacy and fear, suppressed sexuality, the face of power, and – most taboo of all – a tension between responsibility and disavowal engendered in

Portrait of Omar Badsha

Photographer and Artist Omar Badsha is recognised with a National Order

Mr. Badsha received a Ministerial Commendation from Minister Marais at the 2017/18 Cultural Affairs Awards, hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Besides his work as a photographer and artist, Mr. Badsha founded the South African History Online (SAHO) website in 1999, which has become one of Africa’s largest history websites. The website is a non-partisan people’s history project and

Robin Hammond – photojournalist

Robin Hammond is the recipient of the W.Eugene Smith Fund for Humanistic Photography, a World Press Photo prize, the Pictures of the Year International World Understanding Award and four Amnesty International awards for Human Rights journalism. He has dedicated his career to documenting human rights and development issues around the world through long-term photographic projects. Robin won the FotoEvidence Book

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