Prisoner 46664

CCAC #: 0449L
Artwork title: Prisoner 46664
Artist(s): Jane Nkata
Contributor(s): Billy Makhubele
Year made: Unknown
Artwork type: Textile
Medium: Beads and safety pin on black fabric
Dimensions (mm): 140 x 111
Source: On indefinite loan from Saul Symanowitz
Year acquired: 2009
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage

This artwork formed part of the MANDELA@90 exhibition held in the Constitutional Court in 2008, that showcased and celebrated Nelson Mandela’s life as a freedom fighter. Here Mandela is depicted doing hard labour on Robben Island where he was imprisoned from 1964 until 1982.

CCAC 436296

Photographer: Unrecorded
Photo copyright: Consult with CCT curatorial team

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