Thank you, Nontsikelelo Veleko!

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

South African photographer Nontsikelelo Veleko has given one of her images to ZAM as a gesture of appreciation for our work.


The Amsterdam-based South African artist Neo Matloga is nominated for the 2019 de Volkskrant Visual Art Award. ‘For me ZAM magazine was the first magazine reflecting people of colour. (…) It connects me to my people.’


Santu Mofokeng: storyteller

Blog / By Laurens Nijzink

“It took me less than half a minute to feel blown away by Mofokeng’s photo’s”, writes Laurens Nijzink.


Q&A | Africa in the Photobook

Blog / By Oliver Barstow

For five years, Ben Krewinkel has been building an ever growing collection of 20th century African photobooks. The 500 to 550 titles in his possession reflect the changing visual representation of the continent. Krewinkel’s collection is visible online; he is also working on a book.


The latest issue of the Johannesburg Review of Books brings you, amongst many others: Bongani Madondo, Rustum Kozai, Lebohang Mojapelo, Troy Onyango, Victor Dlamini, Niq Mhlongo, Eben Venter, Guy Tillim and Efemia Chela. 


The Faso Dance Théâtre will perform an excerpt of Kirina at the Nelson Mandela Lecture. Librettist Felwine Sarr explores a mythical West African story that inspired the choreography.