Yandisa Nazo

Yandisa Nazo is a 3rd year B.Ed. student at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and a part-time photographer for Ekse Lens. Ekse Lens is a social and educational project teaching photography, based in Khayelitsha. Yandisa also volunteers at a local garden in the township and has supported several Slow Food Youth initiatives.

Yandisa was the photographer at the #SAPOCTable conference for us.

Q & A with Yandisa

Question: What’s your goal/vision for this conference?

Answer:  The conference is going to give us an opportunity to explore so many things about food, and also to meet other people who will make an impact on what I’m doing as a photographer.

Question: Name one person in this broader industry whom you look up to or a person who you really admire and why.

Answer: I truly admire Abigail Mbalo (abi_the_creative_4roomedekasi). She is passionate about food, community and entrepreneurship and is the most talented chef I’ve ever met.

Question: What would you love people to know about you and your work?

Answer: I’m someone who loves to dive into a good opportunity and I have several interests. On the whole, my work is based on events and projects that inspire positivity in our communities.