The danish darkie of cape town:Mads Norgaard
Mads Norgaard is a Danish-born photographer, educated and living in South Africa. Based in Cape Town, he specializes in documentary and commercial photography. Emerging top of his class from, City Varsity in Cape Town, Mads uses his talent, the available light as well as his technical photographic comprehension to always ensure that his pictures are the best they can be. His documentary work revolves around topics like transport and everyday life in Cape Town with a particular focus on Mitchells Plain. Mads is also the coordinator and editor of the documentary photography festival Bonani Africa 2010, exhibition and book, in collaboration with Omar Badsha and Jeeva Rajgopaul.
Seeing Cape Town
Cape Town is complex and combines big city life, white sand beaches and slums, giving people from this city many different life experiences. This series, called Seeing Cape Town, is about these experiences in relation to where Cape Town, South Africa and its people are 20 years after the country’s first democratic elections.