LIFEBLOOD - Photography Exhibition by Samora Chapman, Community Art Gallery, Durban, 24 Oct 2019


KRISP has partnered with a great photographer (Samora Chapman) to highlight the human and biodiversity life in South Africa. The photographic exhibition was curated by Tulio de Oliveira and highlight many of the genomics aspects that make us so similar and interesting at genotypic and phenotypic level.

The launch of the exhibition was very successful, with over 200 people attending. People engage with the scientific facts that were displayed by the art pieces. Below a short video of the launch.

The launch of the exhibition at the Community Gallery in Durban, 24 Oct 23019.


Click on the images to get a podcast & scientific explanation:

Genomics Africa Lifeblood: Queens of the jungle, Great Zimbabwe & My sister Robyn, one afternoon in the Karoo

Lifeblood: Queens of the jungle, Great Zimbabwe & My sister Robyn, one afternoon in the Karoo


Lifeblood: Pure white arum lilies, Durban Botanic Gardens & Wildfire in the hot bushveld, Hluhluwe

Lifeblood: Pure white arum lilies, Durban Botanic Gardens & Wildfire in the hot bushveld, Hluhluwe


Lifeblood: Young dad, self-portrait in the lounge & Daddy cool, Durban inner city

Lifeblood: Young dad, self-portrait in the lounge & Daddy cool, Durban inner city


Lifeblood: Ibomvu (orange clay) offers protection from the sun in Zululand & Gerhard works as a car guard in the blazing sun. South Beach, Durban

Lifeblood: Ibomvu (orange clay) offers protection from the sun in Zululand & Gerhard works as a car guard in the blazing sun. South Beach, Durban


Lifeblood: Water is vital to all life on Earth. Paradise Valley, Durban & Cactus landscape, thirsty desert. Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape

Lifeblood: Water is vital to all life on Earth. Paradise Valley, Durban & Cactus landscape, thirsty desert. Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape


Lifeblood: Joe the busker wears white face paint for the sidewalk stage. Durban CBD & Zebra skin, the perfect camouflage. Hluhluwe, KZN

Lifeblood: Joe the busker wears white face paint for the sidewalk stage. Durban CBD & Zebra skin, the perfect camouflage. Hluhluwe, KZN


Lifeblood: A man and a monkey… both have cool beards (politics aside). Doung – contemplating roots, walls and pathways. Downtown Durban

Lifeblood: A man and a monkey… both have cool beards (politics aside). Doung – contemplating roots, walls and pathways. Downtown Durban


Lifeblood: She came to the city full of hope, but this will always be dark city. Downtown Durban & The hunted: a pair of impala at dawn. Hluhluwe, KZN

Lifeblood: She came to the city full of hope, but this will always be dark city. Downtown Durban & The hunted: a pair of impala at dawn. Hluhluwe, KZN


LifeBlood  - Photo Exhibition by Samora Chapman, October 24th, 7pm at Community.  Curated by Genomics Africa and KRISP in collaboration with DIPLOMICS

News date: 2019-10-24

Links:

http://www.krisp.org.za/manuscripts/1-Lifeblood_Poster.pdf