Assignment 5: Orania

The town was purchased from the Department of Water Affairs, who originally created the small town to house workers and staff responsible for the construction of the nearby Vanderkloof damn, in 1990 at a cost of R1,5 million. Orania was officially opened on the 11th...

Burmese Migrant Worker Abuse

Burmese migrant worker abuse is rampant in Thailand. One 19 year old Karen worker told me that the Thai police were known to abuse and harass workers on a weekly basis, even if they did have a work permit, they were still expected to pay the police to prevent further...

Sangomas

If you fall ill during a visit to South Africa, you have two choices available to you for medical treatment: Western doctors and hospitals or traditional Sangomas. Sangomas are an intrinsic part of the Zulu, Xhosa, Swazi and Ndebele culture. They are highly respected...

The People of Durban

After spending a year on the project speaking to those who live, work and play on the street, I’ve finally finished. This has been a fantastic personal project of mine to do, and has lead to many assignments from clients who enjoyed the work, so a heartfelt...

LCC So Far

We are now heading into the second term of my MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the LCC and it’s been an interesting year. Starting the degree was daunting for me, especially working with some highly respected lecturers. The art of telling a...