Sipho Mpongo was born into the "New" South Africa, just after the repeal of the various segregation laws, and a year before our first open elections - "born free". He lives in a poor township in Cape Town (Langa), but ran a Kickstarter campaign to get to see the rest of South Africa. The story is very telling. I don't know how much will be clear to folk outside this complicated country of ours, but this is a fascinating and refreshing insight for many reasons.
The words are background. His pictures are brilliant, and a fairly radical cross-section
Use up one of your 10 free New York Times views to see the article and the pictures - comes highly recommended: lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07…The absolutely charming story of how he got there is on Vimeo
More of his work at TwentyJourney.com