Prison Hack: Andrew Mlangeni

CCAC #: 0038e
Artwork title: Prison Hack: Andrew Mlangeni
Artist(s): Willem Boshoff
Year made: 2003
Artwork type: Sculpture or object
Medium: Black granite, flat polished granite slabs, sandblasted incissions
Dimensions (mm): 1325 x 1004 x 30
Artwork series: Prison Sentences
Source: Donated by Gordon Schachat, Leon Kirkinis and Richard Enthoven
Year acquired: 2005
Installation type: Permanently installed
Location area: On public display

The slabs are a depiction of prison sentences of eight of the Rivonia Trialists, their names added on the slabs' sides. A week is represented by each tally. The lines suggest the enormity of the injustice of apartheid, but also the strength and courage of the imprisoned men.

CCAC 436198

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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