June 23, 2014
Arts Journalism Awards

Thanks to the National Arts Festival & Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) I’ve been awarded a Silver Arts Journalism Award in Photography as well as a special silver merit award for my contribution to theatre.  Below are a few of the images from my submission.

Jesse Kramer Theatre

Arts Journalism BASA 2013

Fugard Arts Awards 2013
NAF Photography Awards 2013

From top to bottom, left to right:
Riaan Visman in Die Laaste Karretjiegraf by Athol Fugard and Bianca Le Grange in Blood Brothers by Willy Russell, both published in The Next 48 Hours.
Andrew Laubscher in The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien published in The Sunday Times.
Alex Middlebrook and Tshamano Sebe in Master Harold and the boys by Athol Fugard published on Broadwayworld.com
Mpume Mthombeni in Tin Bucket Drum by Neil Coppen published on Broadwayworld.com

While the newspapers are struggling to keep photographers employed and closing down their Arts pages, it is heartening to see this glimmer of support for Arts Journalists. The awards are based on arts journalism pieces published during 2013.

The  Award winners were announced on the 6th of July at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

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