We're extremely happy to share with you that Native member, Miora Rajaonary, has been selected to take part in the first mentorship program organised by Women Photograph. The program will pair industry leaders with early-career photojournalists over the course of a year.
Join us in wishing Miora all the best with her new mentorship!
More about Miora: Miora Rajaonary (born in 1984) is an independent documentary photographer currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was born and raised in Antananarivo, Madagascar, before studying at the Paris Institute of Political Studies, and working in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Communications departments of several companies and organizations. Her passion for photography led her to undergo a professional Photography training in Johannesburg and embark in a second career as a photographer in 2013. Through her pictures, Miora focuses on social issues and shifting cultures and identities in contemporary Africa. Lately her multimedia project on interracial relationships in South Africa, "I See You With My Heart" gained interest in the country and was one of the five recipients of the "Projets Reseaux" initiative of the Alliance Française of Johannesburg. The project subsequently toured as a solo exhibition, in five cities of South Africa during the second half of 2016. In October 2016, Miora was selected for the World Press Photo Masterclass East Africa 2016, the second in the World Press Photo Foundation’s s series of satellites masterclasses, and the first one in Africa.