John Fleetwood

South Africa
John Fleetwood is a photography curator, educator and director of Photo:; a platform that develops and promotes photography projects and photographers. As a curator and educator he is interested in the developing modes of documentary, questions of representation and positionality, and visual cultures. 

Fleetwood has curated numerous exhibitions, including ‘Five Photographers: A tribute to David Goldblatt’ (Johannesburg, Maputo, Maseru, Makhanda, Durban; 2018-2019); ‘Of traps and tropes’ (Kerkennah, Tunisia; 2018); ‘Against time’ (Bamako; 2015); ‘A Return to Elsewhere’(Johannesburg, Brighton Photo Biennale; 2014); ‘Transition’ (Johannesburg, Arles; 2012-2013). In 2017, he was guest editor for Aperture’s ‘Platform Africa’ edition.

He closely works with the Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa and other institutions of learning and mentorship.
John Fleetwood