BEYOND THE RAINBOW
"They know the story of the struggle but they do not see what history has given them."
"I sat down in seat 75k of an aeroplane parked at Heathrow and wondered to myself why I had chosen to fly 6000 miles to a continent where the only soul that was known to me was an individual whom I’d met during a three hour meeting - nine months previously. I sat patiently, wringing my hands whilst waiting and perhaps hoping that the seats next to me wouldn’t soon be filled by passengers as a young South African man flopped into the seat next to me...."
This period of research and development in South Africa was Arts Council funded and included periods of mentorship from South African photographers Fanie Jason and George Hallett. The work focused on the newly termed, at the time, 'Born Free Generation' The text continues here