SIMON FIDELIS LUYENGA

  • SIMON FIDELIS LUYENGA
© © Simon Fidelis
Photographer, Journalist, Documentary filmmaker
Column : Photo, History/society, Media

Simon Fidelis is a Tanzanian born documentary photographer and photojournalist; he spent most of his child hood traveling around Africa and the America.
His approach to photography express in depth his fascination of social responsibility, to development and improvement of the society where there is something remarkably challenging.  
 
Fidelis accomplished Photojournalism and Documentary Photography program, at The Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg, his work has been published at The Mail & Guardian in South Africa, and he was commissioned in an exhibition "Now you see me now you don't" at the Grand Cinema in Mannheim Germany.
   
His interest in photography started when working in a gallery. Since then he has been fascinated with the rhetoric of the images, using his creativity to explore the human condition and the world around him. This extends to his interest in theory, documentary and photojournalism.
 
He believes photography is about the concept and passion; all of his work has a reason, whether to inform, make a statement, discuss or argue - but always to provoke a reaction.
 
My intention is not to advocate violence, but to use photography as medium of expression to advocacy social economy and cultural shift, reconstruct that until equality may be shared. Hoping in advance to bring about social change.

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