Comrades with Cameras: The Afrapix Photographers’ Collective and the Anti-Apartheid Movement will add to our understanding of the role that the Afrapix photographic collective played in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Despite Afrapix photographers’ ground-breaking contributions, there is little publically available documentation of the agency’s foundational years, particularities of its day-to-day operations, collaborations with other social and political organizations, and the impact of its anti-apartheid work.

M. Neelika Jayawardane is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York-Oswego, and an Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA), University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa). She is a founding member of the online magazine, Africa is a Country, where she was Senior Editor and contributor from 2010-2016. Her writing is featured in Transition, Aperture, Al Jazeera English, Contemporary&, Art South Africa, Contemporary Practices: Visual Art from the Middle East, Even Magazine, and Research in African Literatures.