Santu Mofokeng: The Black Photo Album / Look at Me: 1890-1950

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This book is a reproduction of an artwork, bearing the same title, by Santu Mofokeng. The work, which is as much a research project as it is a work of art, is comprised of private photographs collected, scanned, and retouched over a number of years by the artist. Each of the original images were commissioned by urban black working and middle-class families in South Africa between 1890 and 1950, a time when the government was entrenching its infamous policies towards those designated as natives. Painterly in style, the ...

Santu Mofokeng: The Black Photo Album / Look at Me: 1890-1950 2013, Steidl Verlag, Gottingen

ISBN-13: 9783869303109

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