Unidentified Photographer. The Black Sash, November 1956. Courtesy of Museum Africa
In a new exhibition, the work of over 70 South African photographers attempts to counter the archetypical struggle image through a series of photos and videos.
Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life, an International Centre for Photography show, opens at Museum Afrika on February 12.
Photograph (c) George Hallett. District Six, Cape Town, Westminster Restaurant, 1968
Unidentified Photographer. National Party victory rally, Church Square, Pretoria, 1953. Courtesy of Museum Africa
Unidentified Photographer. Chief Albert Luthuli outside Drill Hall during the Treason Trial, Johannesburg, December 1956. Courtesy Museum Africa
Unidentified Photographer. Demolition of Sophiatown, 1955. Courtesy Museum Africa
Photograph by Bob Gosani, Gelana Twala at the 41st Annual Conference of the African National Congress, held in Queenstown, Cape, 1954
Unidentified Photographer. D.F. Malan and Maria Malan attend party for Commonwealth statemen at Prime Minister Clement Altee house, London, April 21, 1948. Courtesy Museum Africa.
Photograph (c) George Hallett. Corner Boys
Photograph (c) gille de vlieg. Cyril Ramaphosa and Harry Oppenheimer, opposing heads of the union and the biggest mining company, 1985
Unidentified Photographer. Defendants transported in van to Treason Trial, Johannesburg, December 19, 1956. Courtesy Museum Africa
Photograph by Bob Gosani, Shantytown in City Hall! Miriam Makeba with Joe Mogotsi from the Manhattan Brothers in the dressing room, 1956
Found on: Mail and Guardian