Umlibo A partnership between two non-profit organisations, WWF-SA and Keiskamma Art Project, resulted in the making of an extraordinary tapestry, Umlibo, highlighting the threat climate change poses to rural communities. I was asked to spend time with the artists, mainly women, capturing their daily lives. More than a million new born babies die during labour … Read More

Daughters of Africa

Daughters of Africa A series of portraits and interviews with four matriarchs from rural Eastern Cape, South Africa, describing what being an African woman means to them. PUBLISHED WORK Fair Lady: Daughters (pdf)

Africa! Ignite

Africa! Ignite Living in rural and remote parts of South Africa comes with extensive social issues, including gender and maternal health. I spent a month traveling through rural KwaZulu-Natal capturing images and stories of mothers, grandmothers and children.

The Clothing Bank

The Clothing Bank Over a period of three months, I travelled through rural and peri-urban South Africa capturing stories and portraits of remarkable women, mostly mothers, who are running their own businesses through The Clothing Bank. The objective was to portray the remarkable resilience of these women and showcase the positive social and economic impact … Read More

Behind the Faces

Behind the Faces Behind The Faces is a pan-African storytelling initiative featuring portraits and interviews with women from across Africa. The multi-platform project, featured online and exhibited at South Africa’s iconic Constitution Hill landmark, highlights the many roles fulfilled by the daughters of Africa: the custodians of the continent’s past, present and future. PUBLISHED WORK … Read More

Burning Bright

Burning Bright These portraits of women, captured while travelling through rural KwaZulu-Natal, accompanied the stories of Burning Bright: Extraordinary women of KwaZulu-Natal, by Wilna Botha. The coffee-table book showcases twelve extraordinary women of different ages, cultures and walks of life and pays tribute to women as the strong glue that holds societies together. PUBLISHED WORK … Read More


Keiskamma Keiskamma Trust is a non-profit organisation established in 2001 in Hamburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa, responding to surrounding communities living in poverty, experiencing high levels of unemployment and suffering from repeated political onslaughts for 250 years. I have developed a close relationship with the community of Hamburg and been making photographs with them since … Read More

Living with Grief

Living with Grief This series of portraits describes the grief and growth of women who have lost someone close to them. Regardless of the relationship: brother, husband, child, sister or mother; or circumstance, the language of grief is the same. PUBLISHED WORK Marie Claire (pdf)

Mothers and Sons

Mothers and Sons A series of portraits and interviews with mothers and their sons that explores the unique bond and critical role that this relationship plays in raising strong, kind and progressive men. PUBLISHED WORK Mommy’s Boys (pdf)

I love who I am

I love who I am A series of portraits and interviews of inspiring women who speak their minds against patriarchy as a result of their philosophy of resilience. The series portrays how women, despite the labour-intensive triple bind, manage to find their voices through teaching, spirituality, acting, writing or poetry. These women are supporting the … Read More