Platinum shortlisted at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016.

Platinum shortlisted at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016.

We are thrilled to announce that our publication “Platinum”, with photos by Jason Larkin and text by Jack Shenker, has been shortlisted for the Photo-Text Award at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016. Winner to be announced this Friday 8th !! The book examines the Marikana massacre and the physical and political context of the communities of South Africa’s platinum mining industry. Breaking with traditional photo-book format, “Platinum” combines large-format posters and an incisive, wide-ranging essay in English and Xhosa. This timeous publication explores the build up to and the implications of one of the most critical events in South Africa’s recent history.