Andrew Tshabangu, Praying, 2003, 40 x 50 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg
Andrew Tshabangu was born in Soweto in 1966. His photography has been exhibited internationally in various exhibitions. Tshabangu, renowned for his surreal smoky lighting, documents the rituals of black communities in urban Africa. He taught at the Children’s Photography Workshop in 1995 and the Market Photo Workshop in 1998. In 2008, he held a photography workshop called ‘Amnesia: Platform III’ at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi.