Hilton Arts Festival to play host to the world’s best photographers

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Africa Media Online has established a strong presence at the Hilton Arts Festival this year, hosting both the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 and nine presentations by some of South Africa’s foremost documentary photographers and curators of significant archives, under the banner of DocuFest Africa. Continue reading


Market Photo Workshop Gallery hosts exhibition of struggle-era photographers

evite_martyrs_fa-02RUNNING until October 23 at the Market Photo Workshop Gallery in Johannesburg, is Martyrs, Saints, and Sell-Outs, a group exhibition featuring anti-apartheid photographers Adil Bradlow, Benny Gool, and Zubeida Vallie.

The exhibition is being hosted by the Market Photo Workshop, in partnership with the Centre for Curating the Archive, at the University of Cape Town. Continue reading

2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi takes a new look at Sharpeville in a new solo exhibition at the Market Photo Workshop


Re-Imagining Sharpeville – a solo exhibition by 2015 Tierney Fellow Tsepo Gumbi runs at the Photo Workshop Gallery at The Market until August 28.

His exhibition is a visual investigation of contemporary Sharpeville. Seeking to explore themes and subjects that are overshadowed by historic events of 1976, Re-Imagining Sharpeville examines the “township” with a fresh vibrancy and creativity, without losing the integrity of its historical significance. Continue reading