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INFIGHTING Infighting - a term meaning close-range boxing Infighting focuses on documenting an informal training space, true to South Africa’s b… Read More
INFIGHTING Infighting - a term meaning close-range boxing Infighting focuses on documenting an informal training space, true to South Africa’s boxing heritage. The images attempt to work in a nostalgic manner and quote the tradition of early boxing photography. All the training happens in an old, poorly lit change room at the back of the Makana Sports Centre in the Joza Township, Grahamstown. The boxers train simultaneously. The space forces all the senses to come alive, igniting the fighters. The heat is immense and the air is thick with humidity. The chants fill the air as the boxers warm up in unison. The contrast of the loud, sharp rapid fire of vinyl-against-vinyl; the long pauses of heaving, exhausted breathing pacify the room momentarily. Read Less
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