South African Flag

CCAC #: 0010
Artwork title: South African Flag
Organisation: African Art Centre
Contributor(s): Hlengiwe Dube
Siphindile Nkosi
Ntombi Agnes Mbatha
Thobani Mbatha
Leonie Malherbe
Ntombifikile Greta Nkosi
Zibuyisile Pretty Zulu
Phume Dludla
Year made: 2006
Artwork type: Textile
Medium: Fabric, threads and beads
Dimensions (mm): 6200 x 2500
Source: Commissioned following a site specific limited competition as part of the building's construction by the Architectural Artworks Committee
Year acquired: 2007
Installation type: Integrated artwork
Location area: On public display

The creation of the flag required the intensive labour of beaders from KwaZulu-Natal, who worked on separate panels over several months until they were ready to be joined. The vibrant flag stands in contrast with the muted tones of the court chamber.

CCAC 432532

Photographer: Ben Law-Viljoen
Photo copyright: CCT

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