This Photographer Is Making It His Mission To Document Faces Around The World

This Photographer Is Making It His Mission To Document Faces Around The World

A Xhosa Woman smoking a pipe and wearing a green and blue blanket and a brown wool turban shows the similarities and differences of the 'ethnic minorities'

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Xhosa Wedding - In December His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional Xhosa royal wedding ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

Near the town of Mthatha in rural Eastern Cape, South Africa Photo by Lauren Barkume

The district council started to inhabit Umtali (Tambu's and Nhamo's village). They filled the village with stores, and eventually a bus stop. The new investments were also planted by the river, so it was no longer available to take baths.

Africa | Married Xhosa twin sisters. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Africa | Married Xhosa twin sisters. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Pondo cattle visit the beach every day and reports from shipwrecked sailors stranded on the coast from the 16th Century onwards suggests they have been doing so for a long time, but no one is quite sure why. Whatever the explanation for this curious behaviour, photographer Christopher Rimmer’s large scale and graphically striking portraits appear surreal, perhaps because we have been visually conditioned to anticipate cattle with pasture as a backdrop by centuries of artistic tradition.

Amapondo

Photographer Christopher Rimmer spent a year studying the strange habits of cattle on South Africa’s wild coast. His exhibition Amapondo opens in New York in April

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com - Port St. Johns | The Umzimvubu river.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com - Port St. Johns | The Umzimvubu river.

Mtentu, Transkei - Eastern Cape, South Africa (Photo: Tracey-Leigh Lawson)

Mtentu, Transkei - Eastern Cape, South Africa (Photo: Tracey-Leigh Lawson)

Xhosa settlement in the Transkei - Eastern Cape, South AFrica.

Xhosa settlement in the Transkei - Eastern Cape, South AFrica.

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