Weeks was born in Windhoek, Namibia, where he started photographing in 2010. He completed his BA in Applied Design, majoring in Photography at the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography in 2013, and is currently living and working in Cape Town.
In 2012, Weeks collaborated on the series Native Work with acclaimed conceptual artist, Andrew Putter, which showcased at the Stevenson Gallery in Cape Town in February 2013 and went on to represent South Africa at the 55th Venice Biennale in June. The portraits are also published in an annual journal titled Kronos: Southern African Histories, Documentary Photography in South Africa (University of the Western Cape).
Weeks worked on the Ovahimba Youth Self Portraits, focusing on Ovahimba youth culture in the northern Kunene region of Namibia, from 2011 to 2014.
2016 National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
2014 ‘Ovahimba Youth Self Portraits’, MOP6, Cape Town
2014 ‘Ovahimba Youth Self Portraits’, Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre
2016 ‘Uniform’, PH Centre, Cape Town
2016 Huck Magazine ‘Never Ending Truth’s’, 71a, London
2015 Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre
2015 ‘AVAMP’, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
2014 ‘Black & White’, Johans Borman Fine Art, Newlands, Cape Town
2014 ‘Still’, Johans Borman Fine Art, Newlands, Cape Town
2014 Cape Town Art Fair, The Pavilion, Waterfront
2013 ‘In the Shadow of the Rainbow’, Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre
2016 Magnum Photography Awards, Winner, Fine Art
© Johans Borman Fine Art
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