Jazz guitarist, Mac McKenzie, is photographed in the bedroom of his home in Athlone outside of Cape Town, South Africa.
Athlone is a suburb of Cape Town located to the east of the city centre on the Cape Flats to the south of the N2 highway. It is named after Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone who was Governor-General of the Union of South Africa from 1924 to 1930. Two of the suburb’s main landmarks are Athlone Stadium and the coal burning Athlone Power Station. Athlone is mainly residential and is served by a railway station of the same name. It however includes Industrial (Athlone Industria 1 & 2) as well as strong commercial zones (Athlone CBD and Gatesville) as well. There are actually many “sub-areas” within Athlone, including: Manenberg, Gatesville, Belgravia Estate, Bridgetown, Crawford, Hazendal to name a few.