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Thabiso Sekgala - Brighton Photo Biennial 2014

Thabiso Sekgala was born in 1981 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He studied at Johannesburg’s Market Photo Workshop in 2007 to 2008 and was awarded the Tierney Fellowship in 2010. Sekgala has had solo exhibitions in Johannesburg,Berlin and Brussels and has shown in group shows internationally. In 2013 he had residencies in both the Kunsterhaus Bethanien, Berlin, and at HIWAR/Durant Al Funun, Jordan. His work focuses on South African communities facing the long shadow of apartheid and explores themes of abandonment and memory.

Please see here for a statement about the untimely passing of Thabiso Sekgala.

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Exhibitions A Return to Elsewhere Exhibition

A Return to Elsewhere

Two locations, two photographers, working together to exchange cultural experiences and perspectives, sharing edits of their work with a single project exploring culture and identity.

  • Circus Street Market, Brighton & Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 4 October - 2 November 2014