Photo: is a platform that develops and promotes photography projects. By engaging with photography and its place in society and with a focus on photography of South Africa, the region and Africa, Photo: promotes photographers and photography through curatorial, public and educational projects. Photo: was founded in late 2015 by John Fleetwood and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The vision of the Department of Arts and Culture is to develop and preserve South African culture and to ensure social cohesion and nation-building. www.dac.gov.za
The vision of the NAC is to promote, through the arts, the free expression of South Africa’s cultures.
About the Photography Education Trust
The Photography Education Trust is a registered public benefit trust to encourage and nurture photography as a response to South Africa’s vibrant, conflicted and constantly changing society, as a means of creating mutual understanding; thereby assisting in the evolution of a better society for all. The Photography Education Trust thanks the John Liebenberg Hip-Op Initiative for their support.
About the John Liebenberg Hip-Op Initiative
The John Liebenberg Hip-Op Initiative raised money to fund a hip replacement for veteran photojournalist John Liebenberg. Funds were raised from direct contributions and a photography auction, with the surplus used to support other South African photo-documentary initiatives, including the Ernest Cole Award and the Photography