1998 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 1st prize

Jodi Bieber

The Independent

01 January, 1997

In black townships ballroom dancing has caught the imagination of the young. At the dance academy, Paul Kgole, the country's only black ballroom judge, teaches his pupils to think of themselves as winners in both dance contests and life in general.

About the photographer

Jodi Bieber

Jodi Bieber is a photographer from South Africa whose work explores contemporary issues related to gender, politics and identity, often contradicting the mainstream media narrati...

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