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Sabelo Mlangeni

SADC, DRC, SDC | SDC, Visual Arts

SDC, Visual Arts

Photographer Sabelo Mlangeni returns to Lubumbashi to engage with the lived reality of mineworkers from the Kamalondo neighbourhood. Mlangeni was born in 1980 in Driefontein near Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga.

In 2001 he moved to Johannesburg where he joined the Market Photo Workshop, graduating in 2004.

Malangeni is a recipient of the POPCAP’16 prize for Contemporary African Photography and the Tollman Award for the Visual Arts in 2009.  His recent solo projects include Umlindelo WaMakholwa at  the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology in  Cambridge and Heartbreaker at artSPACE in Auckland, New Zealand.

Recent group exhibitions include: Recent Histories – New African Photography and video art  at Walther Collection in Neu-Ulm, Germany, 2017 Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life at Museum Africa in Johannesburg (2015); Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive at the Walther Collection in Neu-Ulm, Germany (2013-2014).

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