Photography

Proclamation 73: Forgotten people returned to history

An exhibition draws on people’s personal albums to reconstruct a past that is missing from current narratives

‘On Photography’ revisited

"Susan Sontag was right about extractive, reductive photos, but her context isn’t mine"

Wolfgang Tillmans brings Fragile to the Johannesburg Art Gallery

The photographer fastidiously edited his exhibition ahead of its opening at the gallery

What life without toilets looks like

Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to.

Radiant child: Jiyane captured in the dead of night

A portrait of the enigmatic but gifted jazz cat and artist is conjured through the eyes of photographer (and admirer) Tseliso Monaheng

Beware the white gaze

Photography is an art plagued by colonial voyeurism and today’s creators need to 
keep this in mind

Casting history to his own Drum beat

Jürgen Schadeberg’s images form a vital part of our archive but, like a photo, what his memoir reveals is selective

Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us

Kgomotso Neto Tleane's photographs carve a revisionist path of his experience of Johannesburg.

Ranjith Kally, our unremembered reminder

Given little credit for his bountiful work, the photographer is a light to today’s photojournalists

​Regarding the white male gaze in South African photography

How does a person place himself in the current South African discourse when he is young, white and male? As someone who ticks all...

​What does it matter if a man is in the room?

Two exhibitions, in the Women’s Jail at Constitution Hill and at the Old Fort rampart, challenge the omnipresence of male domination.

The cruelty of deliberate forgetting

Images taken during the turbulent late 1980s help Ismail Lagardien understand power today – its grotesquery, deference, excess and danger.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories