Given the theme of A Divided City for a photography assignment, I set out to document scenes of Cape Town’s southern railway line. These images observe the ways in which modernity has impacted how people move through different spaces in their every day lives.
Going beyond the lens with photographer Yasser Booley
Locals and tourists alike flocked to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on 25 October to get in touch with their cultural sides for the 2017 edition of Museum Night.
“unless you’re sitting in your garage building google or some shit.” – Falko One
Craig Cupido, otherwise known as South African graffiti pioneer Falko One, has released a behind-the-scenes documentary which reveals details about Once Upon a A Town – his ongoing social art project. In collaboration with Redbull, Cupido set out on a journey to visit six small, lesser-known towns in South Africa. Starting in the Western Cape, passing through the Eastern Cape and moving up to the Kalahari, Cupido’s journey was endowed with the intentions of “[getting] to know the real South Africa” by sharing art with people that can’t usually afford art as a luxury.
The Bo-Kaap native and Cape Town-based photographer, Yasser Booley, has revealed his humanistic outlook and sympathetic eye through his documentation and capturing of encounters with people, environments and events for just over two decades. Continue reading “Spinning South Africa into Liberty”