Khalanyoni Hostel

CCAC #: 0496
Artwork title: Khalanyoni Hostel
Artist(s): Greg Marinovich
Year made: 1990
Artwork type: Photography
Medium: Photograph
Dimensions (mm): 460 x 600
Framed dimensions (in mm): 560 x 700
Artwork series: Dead Zone
Source: Donated by the Dippenaar Family Trust, with the artist, in 2018
Year acquired: 2018
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: On private display

African National Congress (ANC) supporters push over a breeze-block wall, part of Khalanyoni hostel at the southern end of Khumalo Street, Thokoza. Khalanyoni hostel was over run early in the war by ANC fighters, most who were Xhosa Tribesmen from the adjacent Phola Park shantytown.

CCAC 433988

Photographer: Greg Marinovich
Photo copyright: Greg Marinovich

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