Jakes Gerwel Commemoration 2023: Photo gallery

In honour of the great legacy of Prof Jakes Gerwel, we are pleased to share photos and a video recording of the Jakes Gerwel Commemoration, which took place at Youngblood Africa in Cape Town on 23 November 2023. Dr Imtiaz Sooliman (Gift of the Givers) delivered a moving virtual lecture about spirituality. Other highlights of the evening include musical performances by the SU Jazz Trio and Zolani Mahola, and the announcement of the recipient of the NYC Fellowship, Chase Rhys.

All photos and video compilations by Jeremeo Le Cordeur

Dr Imtiaz Sooliman
The MC for the evening, Lebo Mazibuko
Lebo Mazibuko
Prof Brian Figaji, chair of the board of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation
Stevlyn Vermeulen announced the NYC fellow for 2024
Chase Rhys, recipient of the NYC Fellowship 2024
Zolani Mahola
Zolani Mahola
Theo Kemp, executive director of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation
SU Jazz Trio: Melisizwe Plaatjie, Dillon Cornelius & Stuart Martin
Stuart Martin
Melisizwe Plaatjie

Mrs Phoebé Gerwel, founder of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation