Alex Under Siege: 7,8

CCAC #: 0029
Artwork title: Alex Under Siege: 7,8
Artist(s): Kim Berman
Year made: 1986
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Drypoint / Monoprint on paper
Framed dimensions (in mm): 1290 x 800
Artwork series: Alex Under Siege
Source: Donated by the artist
Year acquired: 2008
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: On private display

The images in Alex Under Siege were inspired by documentary photographs taken in the 1980s by Peter Magubane, Alf Khumalo, Omar Badsha, Gideon Mendel and Paul Weinberg, some of whom belonged to the Afrapix photographic collective.

CCAC 429110

Photographer: Ben Law-Viljoen
Photo copyright: CCT

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