Since 2008, the Tierney Fellowship in South Africa has been a leader in the identification of emerging talent in contemporary African photography. RECLAMATIONS presents works by Tracey Edser, Simangele Kalisa, the late Thabiso Sekgala, Mack Magagane, Tshepiso Mazibuko, Lebohang Kganye, Sipho Gongxeka, Matthew Kay, Tsepo Gumbi, Celimpilo Mazibuko, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni, and Tierney Bamako Award Recipient Moussa John Kalapo. These photographers represent a cross-section of photographic concern that remains urgent in our transitioning societies. Awarded at the Market Photo Workshop, these fellows refocus our attention on matters such as gender, race, migration, the divide between urban and rural, land restitution, spirituality, national and familial memory and reclaims them from the histories of their making.
Presented by the Market Photo Workshop and the Tierney Family Foundation