Jabulani Dhlamini was born in Warden, Free State in 1983. He lives and works in Johannesburg. His work deals with memory and remembering traumas of the past and photographs as monuments. He is the Manager ‘Of Soul and Joy’, a project teaching photography skills to vulnerable youth in Thokoza. After his studies at the Vaal University of Technology, Dhlamini was the recipient of the Edward Ruiz Mentorship 2011/12 at the Market Photo Workshop. He has exhibited his earlier series uMama at The Photo Workshop Gallery and Goodman Gallery Cape Town and Recapture at the Goodman Gallery Cape Town. Dhlamini’s work focuses on his upbringing, as well as the way he views contemporary South Africa.