Ruth Motau’s 25 year career has focussed on diverse activities in the communities she lived in Soweto and further afield. Her work includes the following projects:- Children, Portraits, Religions and Rituals, Music and Culture, Hostel Life, Pensioners, Elections, On Assignment
She has participated in many exhibitions. They include :- Ordinary People, Democracy’s Images, Faces solo Exhibition, Group Portrait (South Africa)Nine Family Histories, Visible Visions, Black Looks White Myths, Colours, Biennale de Sao Paolo (Brazil), Biennale (Johannesburg), Women in Photography – Beijing, Not the Usual Suspect.
Women in the media (SABC) 2001/2002
Rhodes University Alumni 2000/2001
IAJ- Training the trainers
Photojournalism and Newspaper Design (Poynter Institute, Florida USA)
Teaching… women and Photography ( Malawi)
Essentials of Newsroom Leadership Johnic Communication(GIBS)
This site is work in progress. Watch more of Ruth’s legacy unfold….