THE JOURNEY, new positions in African photography

: Njami (S.) & O'Toole (S.) eds.

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333pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Bielefeld, 2019


Profiles 17 emerging young photographers from South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Sudan: Sammy Baloji, Eric Gyamfi, Macline Hien, Lebohang Kganye, Ala Kheir, Gosette Lubondo, Mário Macilau, Sabelo Mlangeni, Moss Morwahla Moeng, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Musa Nxumalo, Adeola Olagunju, Monique Pelser, Thabiso Sekgala, Georges Senga, Michael Tsegaye, Jansen van Staden.

All of them are alumni of the “Photographers’ Masterclass”, a decade-long mentorship-program (2008–2018) by curator Simon Njami and the Goethe-Institut.

Includes essays by Akinbode Akinbiyi, Frédérique Chapuis, Emmanuel Iduma, Simon Njami, Lucienne Bestall, Katrin Peters-Klaphake, Cara Snyman and Nicola Brandt.