South African Photographer, Gideon Mendel will showcase his collection ‘Drowning World’ as part of a long-term project documenting flooding in various parts of the globe including England, India, Haiti and Nigeria. The exhibition starts today and will run at Tiwani Contemporary in London until July 27, 2013.
About the Artist
Gideon Mendel was born in Johannesburg in 1959 where he studied Psychology and African History at the University of Cape Town. After University he became a freelance photographer and moved to the UK in the early 90s. He is widely recognized for his work documenting Nelson Mandela’s release from prison and the impact of Aids in Africa.