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Zinyange Auntony



Bulawayo, Zimbabwe



Zinyange Auntony is an independent documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He has a special interest in documentary work that draws attention to under-reported stories on human rights, social justice, and climate emergency.

He is a graduate of the 2014 Market Photo Workshop, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and an alumnus of the 2016 World Press PhotoMasterclass East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.

Zinyange's work has been featured in international publications including The New York Times, Der Spiegel, le Monde, Time, The Guardian, and The Washington Post. He has produced important imagery on commission for various international corporations and non-governmental organizations including UNHCR, FAO, ActionAid, and SPANA.

He is a founding member of Everyday Zimbabwe, a contributor to Everyday Africa, and a member of the World Press Photo's African Photojournalism Database.

In 2018, his work documenting the fall of Zimbabwe's long-serving leader, Robert Mugabe, showcased at AddisFotoFestin Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

His awards and honors include being included on the CAP PRIZE 2019 shortlist and receiving an honorable mention in the CGAP 13th Annual Photo Contest.

Zinyange is being mentored by Ilvy Njiokiktjien.


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