Biographies

David Goldblatt, who is one of South Africa’s most famous documentary photographers, is internationally acclaimed for his work. The grandson... read more
Frans “Ting Ting” Masango grew up in Mamelodi, Tswane.  His mother was a domestic worker and his father was an employee at a constructi... read more
Zolile Malindi was born in 1924 in Gqogqora , a village near Tsomo in the former Transkei. His mother, Makhesa, raised him after the death o... read more
  Rocky Malebane-Metsing was born in Rustenburg in 1949, attending schools in the area until he matriculated. After completing his scho... read more
Mosia Makhaya was born on 6 December 1943 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Makhaya obtained a BA Honours degree specialising in Rus... read more
Vusimuzi Linda Make was born in Boksburg in 1931, the son of a priest, and later moved to Evaton. When Make was still a student in high scho... read more
Leon Levy was born on 7 August 1929 in Johannesburg to Mary and Mark Levy, immigrants from Lithuania. Levy and his twin brother Norman Levy... read more
Tsepo Tiisetso Letlaka was born in 1925 in the Transkei, where his parents were both teachers, he studied at St. John's College, Healdtown,... read more
Arthur Elias Letele was born on 2 October 1916 in Maseru, Lesotho. His father, Elias Letele, was a school inspector. His mother, Catherine,... read more
Billy Modise was born on 8 December 1930 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now Free State Province). He received an Anglican scholarship w... read more
Faith Dikeledi Pansy Tlakula grew up in the township of Everton in the Vaal area. She obtained her undergraduate degree in law at the Turflo... read more
Dora Taylor was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1899. At the age of six her mother died of tuberculosis. She was rejected by her father who re... read more

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