PODCAST | Artist Series 3 Part C...

Lebo Thoka is a photography graduate from the Open Window Institute in Pretoria. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Thoka has been a freelance photographer for 3 years. Thoka is a self-identified as a feminist whose feminism lends itself to her first fine art body of work; It is well: An Ode to Karabo.  In this 3 […]

Artist Series E08: It Is Well: A...

Lebo Thoka is a photography graduate from the Open Window Institute in Pretoria. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Thoka has been a freelancing photographer for 3 years, venturing in commercial and fine art photography. Thoka identifies as a Feminist which has managed to manifest itself into her first fine art body of work It is well: […]

The Opening of Lebo Thoka’...

On Thursday 28  February, we had the pleasure of opening “It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo”, a series of photographic prints by Lebo Thoka. The works were created by the open Window Institute Graduate in the wake of 2017’s mass-media coverage of South Africa’s femicidal climate. The young artist was particularly shocked with how […]

It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo 

It Is Well: An Ode To Karabo is Johannesburg  based Lebo Thoka’s first venture into fine art photography. The 21 year old photographer has undertaken to create the body of work as a means to mediate dialogue and action towards femicidal violence and gender relations. The series hosts self-portraits wherein the artist pays tribute to South […]