Andile Buka

Johannesburg, South Africa

Andile is a self-taught photographer. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Johannesburg and Cape Town. In 2014 he was part of Don’t be afraid of the shadow, a collaboration with Philippe Bousquet at the South African Human Rights Commission. In June 2015 he showed at 18th Internationale Schillertage Festival in Mannheim, Germany and exhibited at the Lagos Photo Festival. This year he will be showing at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery.

His present work focuses on people’s stories and their persistence. By engaging with locals in various communities, listening to stories and documenting their narratives through photography, he recently self-published Crossing Strangers, which was showcased at the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2015.

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