Centring Silences, a reader edited and compiled by Stefanie Jason

Centring Silences: The Elusive Photographic Archive of Mabel Cetu.This is a publication edited by Stefanie Jason with contributions from Zingiwe Cetu, Candice JansenJessica LynneAthambile MasolaDudu MadonselaLerato MadunaManyatsa MonyamaneOluremi C. OnabanjoJulie NxadiNeo Ntsoma and Toni Stuart. This publication attempts to trace the life and work of Mabel Cetu, a black female photographer – active during the 1950’s and 1960’s – whose work remains elusive, or otherwise absent from official archives.

Centring Silences: a creative publication edited by Stefanie Jason

“By engaging ‘official’s and ‘unofficial’ archives and experimental processes, this research aims to provoke the silences encasing Cetu’s memory, and invokes nuanced, alternative narratives to explore the fragments of Cetu’s history.” (Project abstract)Cover artwork: Stefanie JasonEdited by: Stefanie JasonLayout, printing and binding: Pulp Paperworks