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Nancy MTEKI

Nancy Mteki was born in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1989. She started photography in 2008 at a South African local workshop called Iliso Labantu (The Eye of the People) founded by Alistair Berg and Sue Johnson. She has also attended some courses at the Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg. She first exhibited with Iliso Labantu at the 4th Cape Town Month of Photography in 2008. She then participated in Gwanza, Month of Photography 2009 and in 2011 at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare. Mteki has also worked for News Day, a local newspaper in Harare.

« Untitled »: the works presented consist of a series of images featuring an attractive young girl in an empty bus. In addition to the aesthetic and compositional research, these images explore the notion of public transport, as a social environment marked by gendered power relations in which the woman remains objectified.

See online : http://nancymteki-nene.blogspot.com

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