Five Photographers pays tribute to celebrated David Goldblatt

Curated by John Fleetwood, director of photography platform Phototool, and celebrated South African photographer David Goldblatt himself, Five Photographers is a group exhibit that pays tribute Goldblatt through the works of photographers Alexia Webster, Jabulani Dhlamini, Mauro Vombe and Pierre Crocquet.

(©Alexia Webster, Street Studios)

Opened late last week at the Gerard Sekoto GalleryFive Photographers celebrates the retrospective exhibition of Goldblatt in Paris, which ends this week. And pays tribute to Globlatt — born in 1930 and well known for his portrayal of South Africa during apartheid — and his contribution to photography with works from four photographers that David selected.

“Here then are a few photographs of four photographers each of whose work is as different from the others as can be imagined,” says David.

Five Photographers runs until 31 May 

(©Pierre Crocquet. Sid in his old flat, 2009)
(©Alexia Webster, Street Studios)
(©Alexia Webster, Street Studios)
(©Alexia Webster, Street Studios)
(©Jabulani Dhlamini, Recapture. Dhlomo, Putswastena, Sharpville, 2015)
(©Jabulani Dhlamini, Recapture. Motloung, Rooistena, Sharpville, 2015)
(©Mauro Vombe, Passengers)
(©Mauro Vombe, Passengers)
(©Mauro Vombe, Passengers)
(©Jabulani Dhlamini, Recapture. Sunset shops, Vuka, Sharpeville, 2015)

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