Bulelani Mlalazi (b. 2001) is a contemporary photographer from the vibrant city of Johannesburg, South Africa. His journey as an artist is currently guided by a pursuit of excellence at Through The Lens Collective, where he is honing his craft. He possesses an innate ability to see beyond the ordinary. With an unwavering commitment to exploring the uncharted territories of photography, he challenges traditional boundaries and defies conventional norms. His work is a testament to his determination to break free from the confines of the expected, delivering a refreshing perspective with every click of the shutter. At the heart of his photographic exploration lies a deep-rooted fascination with the themes of identity, belonging, and social issues. Johannesburg, with its rich tapestry of diverse communities and cultures, serves as both his canvas and muse. His lens acts as a bridge, connecting the viewer to the nuanced stories that often remain hidden beneath the surface. His work transcends the realm of mere imagery; it stands as a profound commentary on the intricate facets of human existence. Through the lens of his camera, he extends a poignant invitation – an invitation to question, to pause and reflect. In a world saturated with images, his work stands out as a testament to the power of visual storytelling. He continues to push the boundaries of his art, inviting us all to see the world through his unique and thought-provoking perspective. He has actively engaged in the local art scene, collaborating with a vibrant community of emerging photographers in the city. Through his involvement, he has contributed his unique perspective to a series of compelling group exhibitions, showcasing the collective talent of some of the city's most promising photographic artists.