Tag Archives: Market Photo Workshop

Remembering Santu Mofokeng

Acclaimed South African artist, Santu Mofokeng, passed away last Sunday, leaving behind a rich photographic legacy. Born in 1956, Santu Mofokeng grew up in Orlando East in Johannesburg, and was a learner at Morris Isaacson High School during the infamous 1976 Soweto Uprising. The initial plans for the protest were for students from Naledi High […]

The Market Photo Workshop

The Newtown Post Office, the original offices of MPW

It’s all about the art this week! A few days ago we wrote about Cape Town based-artist,¬†Kemang Wa Lehulere, and his focus on historical perspectives, and today we look at the work of the legendary Market Photo Workshop (MPW). Founded by the late David Goldblatt in 1989, MPW was¬†the first South African institution to offer […]