Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita © Tamary Kudita Tamary Kudita is a multi-award winning fine art photographer, scholar and visual artist,  exploring themes of cultural duality, African identity and trans generational memory. She graduated from Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town in 2017 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Kudita is the first African to win the coveted title of the 2021 Open Photographer of The Year from the Sony World Photography Awards. This was the award’s biggest prize for an image  from her series ‘African Victorian’. Other awards and accolades include the 2023 J.M.D Manyika Fellow awarded by Harvard University; Art Takes 2021 Runner Up Prize; Voices of African Women Journal’s Most Inspiring Art Piece Award (2020); and being included in the CAP Prize shortlist (2021). Solo exhibitions have taken place at Art Basel hosted by The Betsy Gallery, Miami, Florida (2021) and PH Centre Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa (2018).