This photograph shows a young man, Sibu, wearing an outfit combining a western style shirt and tie with a South African wrap, accessorised with a baseball cap, football boots and sunglasses. 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: Sibu II
Place: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa