Lee-ann Olwage

Country: South Africa 🇿🇦

Lee-Ann Olwage is a visual storyteller and photographic artist from South Africa. Her work is all about identity, collaboration, and celebration. She is interested in using the medium of photography as a mode of co-creation and celebration. With her long term projects, she aims to create a space where people she collaborates with can play an active part in the creation of images they feel tells their stories in a way that is affirming and
celebratory.
In 2020 she was awarded a World Press Photo Award, Palm Photo Prize shortlist, CAP Prize shortlist, Marilyn Stafford Fotoreportage Award shortlist, IPA Honorable Mention, and selected for The New York Times Portfolio Review. She is a member of Native Agency and Women Photograph.