Meeting under a tree to discuss possible forced removal from land, Ntombi's Camp, KwaZulu-Natal

CCAC #: 0639
Artwork title: Meeting under a tree to discuss possible forced removal from land, Ntombi's Camp, KwaZulu-Natal
Artist(s): Gille de Vlieg
Year made: 1988
Artwork type: Photography
Medium: Tecco cotton rag 295
Dimensions (mm): 594 x 841
Framed dimensions (in mm): 805 x 1080 x 40
Edition: 1/10
Source: Donated by the artist and friends
Year acquired: 2022
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage
Signage:

Here a group is meeting about apartheid forced removals and homeland incorporation of Black South Africans. De Vlieg was a member of the Black Sash, a human rights organisation that was active in rural land struggles, and one of the few women members of the Afrapix photography collective, documenting the activist work she was involved with.

Themes: Justice under a tree
Constitutional links: Property rights (section 25)
Related Constitutional Court cases: Yolanda Daniels v Theo Scribante and Another (2017)

CCAC 434690

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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