Cedric Nunn was born in 1957 in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal, of 4th-generation mixed-race parentage, and raised in Hluhluwe, Mangete and Baynesfield. He began taking photographs in Durban in the early ’80s but soon moved to Johannesburg and joined Afrapix. He has worked for newspapers, wire agencies, magazines and PR companies. Nunn has conducted photography workshops for churches and the labour unions, and served as the director of the Market Photo Workshop. He has taught at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits School of Arts, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and The School for International Training. He has served on the national executive of the Professional Photographers of Southern Africa and been a judge of the Vodacom Awards and a judge and convenor of the Fuji Press Photo Awards. In 2011, he won the first FNB Joburg Art Fair award. Cedric Nunn has exhibited his work extensively in South Africa and abroad.
Exhibitions at the KZNSA
Unsettled: 100 Years War of Resistance by Xhosa Against Boer and British
Main and Mezzanine Galleries
Call and Response
Main, Mezzanine & Park Contemporary Galleries