Photographer and filmmaker Sara Gouveia (Portugal) has a MA in photography from the University of Bolton (England) and Dalian University (China), 2008 and a BA (HONS) Art & Design from the University of Bolton, U.
She has co-directed and co-produced the documentary film “Mama Goema: The Cape Town Beat in Five Movements” (South Africa 2011), which has won the Audience Award for Best Feature Length Documentary Film at the Tricontinental Film Festival 2011 and Runner-up Audience Award for Best Local Documentary during the Encounters South African International Film Festival 2011.
Sara has also produced a series of promotional videos for different South African artists, as well as web videos for the Youth Dialogue Forums for Parliament and is part of the Cape Town-based audiovisual performance-art project Darkroom Collective.
Sara’s photographic work has been published in several countries and she has had both solo and group exhibitions in Portugal, United Kingdom, China and South Africa and has also curated exhibitions in the U.K.and China.
Sara is based in Cape Town and available for assignments throughout the African Continent.
PHOTOGRAPHY PUBLICATIONS (2008-2011)
- INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION (S.A)
- CAPE ARGUS (South Africa)
- BIG ISSUE (South Africa)
- CREATIVE CAPE TOWN (South Africa)
- SPIER CONTEMPORARY (South Africa)
- MAIL AND GUARDIAN (South Africa)
- CAPE TIMES (South Africa)
- AFRICA MAGAZINE (Italy)
- P’ALMADA (Portugal)
- ONE WORLD MAGAZINE (Holland)
- INDEX ON CENSORSHIP (U.K)
- MÉDICOS DO MUNDO – NGO (Mozambique)
- WOODSIDE SPECIAL CARE CENTRE – NGO (S.A.)
People gathered in the streets of the capital during a nationwide 24-hour general strike to protest against harsh austerity measures the government has been implementing in the country to pay off the huge debts it holds. Portugal. 24th November 2011
Hundreds of people march through the streets of Cape Town in protest against the Protection of State Information Bill, dubbed the Secrecy bill. The Right2Know Campaign organised the protest. Cape Town, South Africa. 17th September 2011
Hundreds of people gathered in Kaizersgracht Street, District 6, Cape Town, to protest against the Secrecy Bill that the South African Government is planning to impose on the media. Cape Town, South Africa. 27/10/2010
World Cup 2010 South Africa vs Mexico in Khayelitsha's Fan park, Cape Town. The first match of the championship was a draw. Fifax South Africa. Fifa\xsouthafrica
Thousands of people gathered on Long street last friday to hear the final draw for the 2010 World Cuo, which will be held in South Africa next June.