A new and exciting gallery and educational space called ‘wyteproject’ has opened in the heart of the ancient city of Abeokuta, Nigeria. To celebrate its opening – a wyteproject space inaugural photography exhibition will showcase works from my ongoing series ‘Togetherness is Temporary’, alongside work by – Adolphus Opara, Hakeem Salaam, Big H (Henry Oji), and Emeka Mbaebie.
'Togetherness is Temporary' acknowledged as one of the top rated entries alongside an inspirational shorlist of artists. Exhibition opened on the 2 October 2020 at FAHRBEREITSCHAFT Berlin - Lichtenberg for the CORONA CALL - Photography from Africa & Europe.
AFRICA | IN THE VIEW OF THE PHOTOGRAPHERS
A selection of works are currently being exhibited in a group exhibition titled - Africa - In the view of the photographers. At the Völklingen Ironworks, located in the German town of Völklingen, Saarland. The exhibition can be viewed through a dedicated virtual platform and is now open to the public till January 2021.
NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG
Five images from ‘The Platinum Belt’ project were published over four weeks in Neue Zurcher Zeitung in the Foto-Tableau section. Thank you to Angela Schader and Gilles Steinmann for showcasing the work.
THE PLATINUM BELT |WEBSITE
A dedicated online resource for my recent project ‘The Platinum Belt’ is now live, please take a look below.
Had the pleasure of speaking with Meghan Kirkwood about my recent project ‘The Platinum Belt’ for South Africa week on LENSCRATCH.
EVERARD READ GALLERY
Curated by Musa N. Nxumalo "The Everard Read Gallery in Johannesburg is proud to present the Mesh Photography Series, an annual photography program aimed at acquainting critical photography practice with audiences who have yet to engage with the genre."
THE WITS ART MUSEUM ENDOWMENT
The bidding was competitive throughout the evening with my print donated to ‘The Wits Art Museum Endowment’ in Johannesburg contributing to the museums future development. The piece titled ‘Memorial Crosses, Wonderkop, Marikana, North West, 2012′ is part of my larger body of work and book ‘Legacy of the Mine’.
THE NEW YORKER
WIRED MAGAZINE UK
LE MONDE MAGAZINE
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FORUM
I was recently invited to participate in the International Women’s Forum @IWFGlobal in Johannesburg, where I spoke about my work and book “Legacy of the Mine” on a panel discussion titled - Mineral Wealth’s Impact on Societal Change, Lessons from South Africa.
Thank you to Marian Nur Goni who collaborates with the Leica Camera Blog for the insightful interview.
Grab a copy of LFI - Leica Fotografie International Special Edition 2014, featuring the shortlist for the 2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, including my book project ‘Legacy of the Mine’. Thank you to the judges for supporting this work.
LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD 2014
Honored to be selected as one of the finalists in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014. Congratulations to the other photographers including, Francesco Anselmi, Ben Brody, Patrick Willocq, Max Cabello Orcasitas, Alvaro Deprit, Emeric Lhuisset, Alfonso Moral and Alisa Resnik.
POPCAP AWARD 2014
POPCAP AWARD 2014
Beautiful design and layout of the POPCAP'14 catalogue and promotional material from the various exhibitions including: PhotoIreland Festival, Image Afrique, Lagos Photo Festival, Cape Town Month of Photography, Eyes On, European Month of Photography, Festvial Internacional de Fotografia Cabo Verde and Addis Foto Festival.
POPCAP AWARD 2014
Incredibly excited to be selected for Piclet.org Prize Africa 2014 alongside talented photographers Léonard Pongo, Joana Choumali, Steketee & Blankevoort and Patrick Willocq.
An assignment for ActionAid took me to Mpumalanga province in South Africa to document the coal mining industry. ‘Dirty Power At Whose Cost?’ was compiled as a 33 page photo book covering various in depth issues on the subject. The photo book was developed as part of the on-going work of the Mining and Extractives programme of ActionAid South Africa (AASA), which works with communities affected by mining.
THE CULTURE TRIP
Thank you to Jan and the Cityzine team for putting together a great spread of the ‘Legacy of the Mine’ project.
WITS ART MUSEUM
Had an opportunity to exhibit some of my work in an incredible group show titled ’Ngezinyawo - Migrant Journeys’ at the Wits Art Museum, curated by Fiona Rankin-Smith. The accompanying book is called ‘A Long Way Home - Migrant Worker Worlds 1800 - 2014’.
An image from the ‘Legacy of the Mine’ project shown on 6MOIS.