Saturday 24th August 2019,

Thabiso Sekgala

Thabiso Sekgala

Born in 1981 in Soweto, Sekgala joined the Market Photo Workshop in 2008 and completed both the Foundation and Intermediate courses in that same year. He has exhibited in France as part of the group show ‘Cétàvoir Festival’ in 2009 as well as at ‘Borders’ 2009 at GoetheonMain and ‘Considering Documentary’ 2010 at the Market Photo Workshop. 2010 Re-found’, Re-groupshow, Drongen, Belgium.2010. “2010 Awarded Tierney Fellowship”, 2011 New York PhotoFestival, 2011 Basic Reality Good Man Gallery Johanesburg.2012 Working Title Goodman Gallery CapeTown, 2012 Shoe Shop, Goethe Institute Johannesburg

Thabiso’s interest in photography is mostly influence by a way of working without defining his photography to any genre ,but at the same time using convention that are there  in different  genre .Currently he is interested  in working within documentary. He likes how photographers like William Eggleton, Stephen Shore, and Alec Soth have able to create in their photographic careers. His way of working is still experimental and finding his own ways of seeing and looking beyond what he can see. Thabiso is interested in how photography is not only use to show what is there, but to be use as a platform   of thinking broader about a lot of social issues.

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