They Came From the Water While the World Watched Tag

Giya Makondo-Wills, whose photography project was the first to be backed by the Jimmy Nelson Foundation won the third prize in the international IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Competition! The Jimmy Nelson Foundation incredibly proud of Giya Makondo-Wills, who visited our office in Amsterdam yesterday to celebrate the good news. Giya's photography project in South Africa was exhibited in Johannesburg and London this summer. They Came From the Water While The World Watched is described by the jury to "represent[s] a dual perspective and highlight the symbiotic relationship between cultural elements and the resilience of pre-colonial customs in a modern guise". Having debuted the series at...