Thobani K-WRESTLEWITHGOD (b.1988), is an image-maker from Eskebheni (Inanda, South Africa). Born in a tiny house that was given to his family as a temporary shelter after land dispossession caused by the erection of the Inanda Dam. Thobani’s identity as a black man has been shaped by interrogating the sociopolitical issues of water, gender studies, and African consciousness. He draws inspiration from his family heritage that is linked to Inanda Dam and its detrimental impact on land and livelihood. Creating images that show stories of water pollution, displacement, and segregated water service systems by the municipality.
Thobani has an honours degree in Media and Cultural Studies, as well as master's in Development Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He possesses 2 years of experience in working at a research institute and conducting interviews in informal settlements around Durban.