This portrait series explores the lives of a community built by Black women in skateboarding in South Africa.

The women in this series are pushing forward for greater representation within skateboarding. Pushing to strengthen the representation of the Black identity, equality in sport and inclusion.

Artist Bios

  • Karabo Mooki

    Karabo Mooki is a photographer & filmmaker born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. His work follows unique narratives and authentic emotions in nature, with a focus on distinctive casting and under-represented faces. Karabo’s work is rooted in highlighting perceived differences, and shows an authentic and honest side to life in South Africa which explores race, gender, sexuality and class.


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    Founded in 2011 in Brooklyn, NY, Photoville was built on the principles of addressing cultural equity and inclusion, which we are always striving for, by ensuring that the artists we exhibit are diverse in gender, class, and race.

    In pursuit of its mission, Photoville produces an annual, city-wide open air photography festival in New York City, a wide range of free educational community initiatives, and a nationwide program of public art exhibitions.

    By activating public spaces, amplifying visual storytellers, and creating unique and highly innovative exhibition and programming environments, we join the cause of nurturing a new lens of representation.

    Through creative partnerships with festivals, city agencies, and other nonprofit organizations, Photoville offers visual storytellers, educators, and students financial support, mentorship, and promotional & production resources, on a range of exhibition opportunities.

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 archive : 2023

Featuring: Karabo Mooki

Presented by: Photoville
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