Niamh Walsh-Vorster

Niamh Walsh-Vorster is an Independent photographer and writer, based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. She graduated in 2014 with a BJourn from University currently known as Rhodes in Makhanda, South Africa. Majoring in Journalism & Media Studies with Photojournalism as her specialisation. Her second major was Anthropology which was completed in 2013. She is the co-founder of the award winning e-zine, Ja. Magazine, and exhibited photographic work at The KZNSA Gallery, Cape Town Central Methodist Church, The African Art Centre, and in various public spaces. She has worked at Independent Newspapers in Durban and holds a 2016 BASA Arts Journalism Award for her review in Ja. She was part of the third Incubator Programme at The Market Photo Workshop, 2017 – 2018 in Johannesburg. Niamh has published written and photographic work in the Mail & Guardian, The Journalist, PLATFORM, ITCH, Between 10and5, The Different, Chips!, Creative Feel, YOCO, and Ignant. She is interested in deconstructing the white gaze in photography, and exploring contemporary racial dynamics in South Africa.

Talking Bodies: Photographers use self-portraits to tell stories

Mandisa Buthelezi and Thembi Mthembu are adding depth to the photographic archive through their self-portraits with captions and historical reframing

The Portfolio: Niamh Walsh-Vorster

"Even though this series was about being in a familiar space, it could be seen that I would intentionally place myself on the periphery"

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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