Jabulani Dhlamini


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Photographs by Jabulani Dhlamini feature on group exhibitions in South Africa, Lesotho, and Réunion Island

After it’s 2018 critically-acclaimed debut at Johannesburg’s Alliance Francaise, Five Photographers: A tribute to David Goldblatt, is set to travel around South Africa and Lesotho. This exhibition, featuring photographs by Dhlamini, was one of the last projects Goldblatt worked on and reflects on his contribution to photography by looking at a new generation of photographers. Dhlamini will also be exhibiting photographs he took as part of La Cité des Arts residency in Réunion Island (10 May – 23 June).

Jabulani Dhlamini shows on exhibition dedicated to David Goldblatt

Jabulani Dlhamini is one four photographers selected to exhibit work on group exhibition, Five Photographers. A tribute to David Goldblatt: An exhibition of Alexia Webster, Jabulani Dhlamini, Mauro Vombe and Pierre Crocquet, at the Gerard Sekoto Gallery in Johannesburg (4 – 31 May). Supported by the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, and curated by John Fleetwood, the exhibition honours David Goldblatt and his contribution to contemporary and documentary photography. On the artist’s inclusion in the exhibition, Goldblatt states that Dhlamini’s Sharpeville images ‘still represent the town as a harsh and unbeautiful place… but conveys nevertheless the intimacy of family, memory and belonging’.

Jabulani Dhlamini on photography round table in France

Dhlamini participates in a round-table discussion on ‘South African Photography and the Born Free Generation’ (8 July) at Les Rencontres d’Arles, an international photography festival in France (3 July – 24 September). Moderated by journalist Roxana Azimi, the discussion includes Dhlamini, Roger Ballen and photographers from the Of Soul and Joy project, Sibusiso Bheka, Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo, Tshepiso Mazibuko and Lindokuhle Sobekwa.

Dhlamini, Goldblatt and Sekgala in Aperture’s ‘Platform Africa’

Jabulani Dhlamini, David Goldblatt and Thabiso Sekgala are included in Aperture’s summer 2017 issue Platform Africa, which profiles the biennales, art spaces and educational workshops that are changing the shape of photography across Africa today. Edited in collaboration with John Fleetwood, former head of the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg, Bisi Silva, founder and director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, and Aïcha Diallo, associate editor of the website Contemporary And, the issue is accompanied by an exhibition at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York (5 – 7 May).

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    Jabulani Dhlamini / Isisekelo / 2019

    Jabulani Dhlamini / iXesha! / 2018

    Jabulani Dhlamini / iQhawekazi / 2018

    Jabulani Dhlamini / Recaptured / 2016

    Jabulani Dhlamini / uMama / 2013

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