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Soweto today

Soweto today


The Kliptown Snappers: photography from Soweto
The Horniman Museum, Forest Hill, south London
www.horniman.ac.uk
Until 31 October
Free entry

Explore the fascinating district of Kliptown in Soweto, South Africa through the eyes of the photography consortium the Kliptown Snappers.

This exhibition is a window into an extraordinary town. It documents Kliptown’s current period of change with humour, resilience and vitality.

This photographic exhibition features the work of David Blom, Thomas Chauke, Makgotso Gulube and Thobile Mvobo, mentored by internationally renowned photographer Jurgen Schadeberg.


Notting Hill Carnival History Walk

HistoryTalk has developed two self-led black history walk leaflets for North Kensington and Earls Court.

The walks highlight places of significance to the history of the black community in these areas and beyond from the 1950s onwards.

To get a free copy of the leaflet please send a SAE to 240 Lancaster Road, London, W11 4AH, marking your envelope “Black History Walks”.


Dialogues with Senghor
Spacex, 45 Preston Street, Exeter
phone 01392 431 786
www.spacex.co.uk
Until 24 September, Free entry

This exhibition presents work by 12 contemporary artists, including instillations, drawings, video and photographs developed out of a series of residences in Senegal.

The overall theme involves responses to the question of what unites human beings across the world. The artists travelled to West Africa to create their works.

The exhibition inclcudes work from Muhsana Ali, Maria Thereza Alves, Taysir Batniji, Jack Beng-Thi, Jimmie Durham and Marie-Noëlle Boutin.


The World’s Most Photographed exhibition
National Portrait Gallery, London
www.npg.org.uk/live/wowmp.asp
until 23 October

Wide ranging exhibition Including images such as Muhammad Ali photographed in 1974 at the boxer’s Deer Lake training camp in the Pennsylvania countryside.


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Sat 27 Aug 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1965
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