Lee-Ann Olwage

South Africa

Lee-Ann Olwage is a visual storyteller from South Africa. 

Olwage’s work explores themes of identity, transitions and universal narratives through long-term projects. With an interest in using photography as a mode of celebration, her collaborative projects allow individuals to engage in the co-creation of their stories, and how they are represented. 

She is a member of Native, Women Photograph, and African Women in Photography.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner
2023 World Press Photo Contest winner
2020 World Press Photo Contest winner

Lee-Ann Olwage on Social Media:
Instagram: @leeannolwage

Lee-Ann Olwage
Portrait credit: Gordon de Bruin