Lekgetho Makola

South Africa

Makola sits on the international Advisory Committee to the Board of CatchLight, and was a member of the Curatorial Advisory Committee of the 2017 Bamako Encounters.

He was in the judging panels for the W. Eugene Smith International Photography Award in 2016, and the CatchLight Fellowship Award, the Contemporary African Prize (CAP) Award, the Ernest Cole Photography Awards, and the Thami Mnyele Arts Awards, in 2017.

Makola was an International Ford Foundation Fellow on Social Justice in 2009, and graduated from Howard University in Washington DC, USA, with a Master of Fine Arts in Film Studies in 2013.

He worked for the Durban Art Museum, Robben Island Museum including an internship at Museum Boijmans in Rotterdam and has co-founded Kali TV which is an online media organization 2012.

Kgethi Images was founded by Makola in 2014 for the production of moving and still images.

Lekgetho Makola