Cecil Sols worked as a freelance photographer with a collective of social documentary photographers in the 1980s to early 1990s, helping to expose the atrocities of apartheid and to empower young black South Africans through media training. He collaborated with the Afrapix collective and Dynamic Images, which provided photographic and video training ‘to serve underprivileged and oppressed people’. Sols was attracted to social documentary photography as an important tool to bridge the social gap between communities in South Africa.

Nelsonmandela.org. (2019). Between States of Emergency. [online] Available at: https://www.nelsonmandela.org/uploads/files/VisitorsGuideWeb.pdf [Accessed 10 Sep. 2019].

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