Reframing women in Namibia’s early history of photography

Picture of Annelise Scherz

Detail of an Aneliese Scherz photograph from 1930s Namibia. Anneliese Scherz/Basler Afrika Bibliographien Scherz Collection

In an essay published in The Conversation, Lorena Rizzo reflects on women’s agency as photographic subjects. The article draws on her recent book Shades of Empire (Wits University Press 2020).