My project is about chairs in the literal sense. I was inspired by the chairs I saw around the market that reminded me of back home when I was a child and the stories that the chairs carried through being moved from one place to another. As I saw […]
Albert is a professional photographer who comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He left his country in the late 90s in pursuit of a better life. He had been a professional photographer for the state in the DRC. In this picture, Albert reflects on his journey as […]
Who speaks togetherness? A cynical suffering tolerance that does not believe in stitching things together.A suffering tolerance that depends on the shredding of humanity to be the first tailor.This work wonders around the tensions of unity, togetherness and pan-Africanism as experienced in the Yeoville Market.
This project is about a man from Ghana that works at the Yeoville Market. This ‘African man’ called Alexanda has spent 5 years without a legal South African Residence permit. The mother of his children is from South Africa and he has a family of three. Alexanda came to […]
This essay is an exploration around the Yeoville Market. The idea is to rescue the history of this suburb. While culturally rich it is depredated by crime. The story I chose to portray is about a family – their motivations and challenges. The intention is to revitalize this […]