Peter McKenzie is chief photographer, SADC region for the Pan African press agency Panapress.
'Footsak' On the Ball 2010 is his most recent project and entailed a journey across 5 African countries with artists Doung Jahangeer and Guy- Andre Largesse. The journey was reflected in a 7 projection video installation at the Durban Art Gallery. Directed the documentary film ‘What Kind?' about his home township of Wentworth, Durban.
Most recent photographic exhibition ‘Local Racism, Global Apartheid: South Africa as a Paradigm', Barcelona, Spain and ‘Here and There' a traveling exhibition on migration in the SADC region.
Works with several NGOs, international publications, has recently photo edited the photographic book ‘District 6 Revisited'.
Teaches at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, curriculum consultant, teacher and mentor at the Market Photo Workshop, where he is a member of the Advisory Council.Works in Lagos, Nigeria with the World Press Foundation. Serves on the board of the Market Theatre Foundation. Alumni of the Poynter Institute in Florida U.S.A.
Presently lives and works between Marseilles, France and Durban, South Africa.