No South African photographer leaves a more substantial legacy than Santu Mofokeng. He was adept at mapping interior worlds through haunting images of black life and, above all, his landscapes.
Raymond Louw will be remembered as a man of unbending principle.
The sympathetic take on Pik Botha as a man of peace and a frustrated democrat is a travesty.
The persistence of Sam Nzima’s June 16 photograph is remarkable. The shadow in the photograph can be read as a metaphor for the rich debate that this image continues to bring to the surface.
The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn’t happened.
It’s time South Africa stopped stereotyping its young people as being disinterested and morally bankrupt and started engaging them.