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Lindokuhle Sobekwa
Nyaope. Everything You Give Me My Boss, Will Do, grew out of the Poor Living Condition project. While photographing in his community Sobekwa was invited by a group of men to visit their shed. Some of these men were old friends, both from Sobekwa’s school days and from daily life in his community. The men were now smoking nyaope (a heroin-based drug that is said to be mixed with a variety of other substances, including cannabis and antiretroviral medications). Sobekwa was deeply affected by witnessing people he had once looked up to doing drugs. They invited him to photograph them, to take their...

Lindokuhle Sobekwa 2015

South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015. Thabang waking up in...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015 Nkosikhona with his...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Katlehong. 2015. Bathing in Katlehong...
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Lindokuhle Sobekwa 2014

South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2014. This was just after...
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Lindokuhle Sobekwa 2013

South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2013. A view of a place where...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2014. Punished by the community...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2014. A playful moment. Nyaope...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015. This bridge used to...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Katlehong. 2015. Collecting recycleable...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2014. Mabhuti’s needle case....
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2014. Hustling for the next...
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South Africa. Johanneburg.Thokoza. 2014. Mabhuti Cleaning the...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2013. Gendro having stomach...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Katlehong 2014. Tshepang “Angel”.
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2014. Mabhuti making dinner....
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015. Drug usage compaign....
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South Africa. Mpumalanga. 2014. Funeral in Mpumalanga of Nyaope...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2013. Injecting each other...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2013. Preparing the next...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2014. Praying before going...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2014. Early hours of the...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza 2015. Shack of Nyope users...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015. Writing on the wall:...
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South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2015. Fixing the next hit...
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Lindokuhle Sobekwa 2013

South Africa. Johanneburg. Thokoza. 2013. China's high on Nyaope....
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