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Photo: Photographic Workshop with Zwelethu Mthethwa

Authors: Astrid Treffry-Goatley

This photographic workshop will provide training in the use of digital photography in art and will consist of critiques focusing on composition, aesthetics and social political reading of an image. The visual topic is Good Health and it will be presented by one of South Africa's finest photographers, Zwelethu Mthethwa.

More information:

Who can participate?

The workshop is targeted at artistically-talented local youth from Umkhanyakude sub-district in KwaZulu-Natal.

Deadline for application: 15th June 2012

(Applications forms available at Africa Centre reception)

Venue: Africa Centre, Somkhele

Dates of the workshop: 28 June & 29 June 2012

Registration is free of charge

The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

Workshop includes lectures, lunch and coffee-break.

For more information contact: Dr. Astrid Treffry-Goatley


Tel: 035 550 7626, Fax: 035 550 7565

Download poster of the workshop

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Photo: Photographic Workshop with Zwelethu Mthethwa
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