In Township Holiday I am telling a story of students at play, capturing moments of joy, exploration, culture, sportsmanship, and camaraderie.
Madeleine Bazil is an American-born, British-educated photographer and writer based between the US, UK, and South Africa. Her documentary work puts a focus on societal and individual memory of collective cultural trauma, interests stemming from experience in the NGO and nonprofit world. Formally trained in studio art and attentive to composition, colour theory, and classical modes of portraiture, her praxis lives at the intersection between journalism and fine art in the pursuit of honest and captivating storytelling. Other publications and clients include Musée Magazine, Matador Network, The Culture Trip, ST.ART Magazine, Stereoscope Magazine, Welly Ball; St Andrews Africa Summit, and others.