1998 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 2nd prize

Jodi Bieber

01 January, 1997

In a township east of Johannesburg, Johnny Mekoa has established the Gauteng music academy, where he teaches jazz music - along with dedication and discipline - to underprivileged black youth. The Guateng music academy is funded by donations. Gifts are also paying for the instruments, which are on loan to the students.

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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