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South Africa in Pictures

British fashion photographer Rankin explores South Africa's rich photographic tradition, discovering how its photographers have captured this complex and often turbulent nation.

British fashion photographer Rankin explores South Africa's rich photographic tradition, discovering how its leading photographers have captured this complex, often turbulent, nation through remarkable images and charting the unique role photography has played in documenting the story and people of this fascinating country.

Through encounters with legendary conflict photographers the Bang Bang Club, documentary photographer David Goldblatt and photojournalist Alf Kumalo amongst others, Rankin goes on a compelling and moving photographic journey to see the nation through their gaze.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 15 May 2019 22:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:48

    Damon Albarn & Malian Musicians

    Niger

  • 00:50

    They Might Be Giants

    Man, It's So Loud In Here

  • 00:59

    Miriam Makeba

    Pata Pata

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Rankin
Director Louise Lockwood
Executive Producer Susanne Curran

Broadcasts

  • Tue 27 Apr 2010 21:00
  • Wed 28 Apr 2010 00:00
  • Wed 28 Apr 2010 03:30
  • Wed 28 Apr 2010 22:30
  • Sun 2 May 2010 23:30
  • Tue 29 Jun 2010 23:30
  • Wed 30 Jun 2010 23:15
  • Mon 9 Aug 2010 23:30
  • Wed 15 May 2019 22:00