This photograph shows a young man, Kepi, posing in the street, wearing brown trousers, a striped shirt and grey jumper, accessorised with a grey hat, red sunglasses and belt, and a checked shopping bag. This photograph is from the series Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder. They reveal the role fashion plays in post-apartheid identity and culture. Nontsikelelo ‘Lolo’ Veleko is a South African photographer who lives and works in France. Colour archival print on Hannemhule cotton rag paper, collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.
Creator: Nontsikelelo Veleko
Title: Kepi VI
Place: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa