At the end of 2014 I travelled back to my hometown Cape Town, South Africa and spent a few months documenting the ways in which public spaces have found new meaning in post-Apartheid South Africa.

Volumes Volumes published this body of work as “Shore Town” in 2017.

“Shore Town, a new body of work by South African photographer Padraic O’Meara, is informed by the convergence of the beach, as well as the convergence inherent to the era into which he was born, when the tide of colonial, apartheid South Africa began to recede and a new, free, and complicated country was left in its wake.”   
Extract from the introduction essay by Justus Kaufman-Zimmerly in “Shore Town”

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