Niamh Walsh-Vorster


Niamh Walsh-Vorster (b. 1992) is a writer, independent photographer, and cultural producer. She graduated in 2014 with a BJourn from Rhodes University in Makhanda, South Africa.

Niamh is co-founder and editor of the award-winning e-zine, Ja. Magazine. She has exhibited photographic work in group shows at galleries, and independently in various public spaces. In 2016, Niamh was the recipient of a BASA Arts Journalism Award for her review in Ja. Magazine. She has worked with the Durban Center for Photography under the leadership of legendary AfraPix photographer, Peter McKenzie. She was part of the third Incubator Programme at The Market Photo Workshop, 2017 – 2018 in Johannesburg, mentored by Angela Buckland.

Niamh was project manager and photography mentor of the ARTLAB Mentorship programme. She is Co-Founder of the Contemporary Archive Project. She recently graduated from the Cultural Producers Programme through Business Arts

South Africa and was the co-curator of the Durban Power Talks programme.

She is currently pursuing her MA in Visual Art at the University of Johannesburg.