Series 0311 - Afrapix Collective, 1980s, South Africa: [Set of 23 Images]

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ZA COM NMFPC-0311

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Afrapix Collective, 1980s, South Africa: [Set of 23 Images]

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  • 1980s (Creation)

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23 x Still Images (.JPEG)
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Donated by the International Institute for Social History in the Netherlands (IISG) to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Afrapix was a documentary photographers' collective established by a small group of black and white photographers and political activists in 1982. It played a seminal role in the development of a socially informed school of documentary photography in apartheid South Africa. The group produced some of the most compelling photographic statements on apartheid and the popular uprising in the 1980s.Some nine photographers are represented in this small collection.

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NMF Original Photo Taxonomy: 1.1.5.2

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Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Some materials may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these materials may be restricted as stipulated by legislation, Archives policy, or the donor. Please consult the archivist for details.

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No rights given to the NMF and express permission of the copyright holder is required for reproduction. © IISG Archive and photographers . Upon written approval, collection item(s) can only be used once for the purpose stated and approved in request. Collection item should not be shared with third parties nor commercially or personally archived. Copyright and source credits must be cited when exhibiting/publishing and additionally embedded for online use

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JPEG Files on a CD

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NMF ArchiveCD#0311

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23 x Tiff Files

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Below are photographers and their image numbers:
Julian Cobbins: 22
Anna Zieminski: 18, 26, 27, 33,36, 42
Blly Paddock:1, 78
Steve Hilton-Barber: 21, 48
Gu Tillim: 47, 45, 35
David Hartman: 36
Gille de Vlieg: 36, 38, 39, 40
Pax Magwaza:7
Chris Ledochowski: 45
Unknown: 12, 13, 15, 17, 20

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Description prepared on 24 July 2017 by Tshabalala, Lerato

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