Niamh Walsh-Vorster is a Durban-based writer, independent photographer, and creative producer. She is co-founder and editor of the award-winning e-zine, Ja. Magazine. She has exhibited photographic work in group shows at galleries, as well as independently in various public spaces.
In 2016, Niamh was the recipient of a BASA Arts Journalism Award for her review in Ja. Magazine. She has worked with the Durban Centre for Photography under the leadership of legendary AfraPix photographer, Peter McKenzie. She was part of the third Incubator Programme at The Market Photo Workshop, 2017–2018 in Johannesburg, mentored by Angela Buckland.
She was project manager of the ARTLAB Mentorship programme, which worked with 30 KwaZulu-Natal-based creatives in photography, design, and fashion.
Niamh has published written and photographic work in the Mail & Guardian, The Journalist, PLATFORM, ITCH, Between 10and5, The Different, Chips!, Creative Feel and YOCO. She has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Rhodes University.