Join the KZNSA for the opening of the Durban Centre for Photography's exhibition featuring the works of both students and mentors.

  • 23 April 2013
  • Exhibition Opening


This pilot workshop will be run over three months. A new paradigm in photographic teaching, facilitating and mentoring is being explored. Themes include, the History of African Photography, Visual Literacy and Visual intelligence, Conceptual approaches to Photography, Critical thinking and the Act of Photography. Four questions underpin and coalesce these themes: What is a photograph? How do we read photographs? Why do we make photographs? How do we make photographs?

The past months has seen the group explore cultural, social and political identities as a precursor to exploring personal perspectives and vision. The workshop is image based with professional photographers teaching from behind their work. Peter McKenzie an internationally renowned photographer and facilitator is co-coordinating the project which will realize a diversity of training and workshop opportunities in 2014.


“Durbanity” – is an exhibition of the work of the DCP (Durban Centre for Photography) students, including Notmbenhle Mbongwe, Nokwanda Mdluli Mnguni, Sam Mukanya  , Silungile Dladla, Pearl Nonhlanhla Mnguni, Emmanuel Many, Mabusi Cebekhulu. Peter McKenzie, Andrew Griffin, Paulo Menezes, Shirin Motala will also be exhibiting as mentors/teachers

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