In Township Holiday I am telling a story of students at play, capturing moments of joy, exploration, culture, sportsmanship, and camaraderie.
Tag Archives | South Africa
Egoli, the city of gold, the dramatic and poignant story of the South African mines and the apartheid regime around which the industry has been enhanced.
South Africa is in the top 10 with the highest drug and alcohol abuse rate worldwide. A numerous rehab facilities a located throughout the country located mostly on remote areas. A significant part of these rehab centers is Christianity-based.
Le travail de trois photographes sud-africains ayant grandi dans le township de Thokoza en Afrique du Sud
Between Home and Wisdom is a portraits photographic project. The images were captured in the township of Dunoon, were about 30.000 people live at the doorsteps of Cape Town. The project was inspired by a group of urban weavers who besides making baskets and bags are also Sangomas. In the South African culture are those who […]
Fallen is a serie portraits of residents who are living on a remote squatter camp in the province Freestate, South Africa. These people are living on or under the poverty line and are considered as ‘white poverty’… (photo essay by Frank Trimbos)
Sangomas are the practitioners of traditional African medicine in Southern Africa. Animal sacrifices, ancestors consultations, herbs, meditation, ritual songs and dance are key aspects of the traditional sangoma healing. These traditional healers receive an extreme amount of respect, devotion and faith from a large amount of the South African population. Although there is a significant […]
Gangs in the Cape Flats started to appear in the 1966, when the District Six and other zones situated in the center of the town, were declared a “whites-only” areas, due to the apartheid regime.
In this essay I have focused on the environments occupied by some of South Africa’s poorest people. It would seem that although wealth and power have shifted hands since the first democratic elections in 1994, many of the benefits of these shifts have failed to filter down to grassroots level.
A few years ago, I found an old house in Johannesburg, South Africa. This place has become the focus of my photography for the past few years.
Fictional Cape Town is a series of photographs taken in and around tv commercial production’s sets. It focuses on the foreign advertising production industry in and around Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town has a surprisingly large film industry. It’s not like Bollywood or Nollywood (Nigeria), where home- grown stories dominate. Most shoots are in fact advertisements […]
South Africa is entering a second period of significant change since the end of Apartheid. I was in Johannesburg for this momentous occasion and made my vote on the 22nd April 2009.
An old prison once derelict and abandoned is ironically now the home of about 12 Pietermaritzburg children. Some of them are very young
This is what began as an initiative by South African Department of Sports and Creation to revive the games once played by former