"Visualising the human price of gold" - new work from the Governing Intimacies project by Shirin Rai and Beth Goldblatt

"One way to document, raise up and publicise these under-appreciated issues of care and compensation is through visualisation, which brings home the human costs of gold-mining and silicosis through powerful imagery and associated commentary." 

Read this new article for Open Democracy from Shirin M Rai and Beth Goldblatt about Thom Pierce's exhibition of photography based on his work with Section 27, the Treatment Action Campaign and Sonke Gender Justice, allied to the May 2016 South African High Court (Gauteng Local Division) case of Nkala and Others v Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited and Others - which certified a consolidated class action against 32 mining companies.