CCAC #: 0584
Artwork title: Untitled
Artist(s): Bongi Bengu
Year made: 2006
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Lithograph
Framed dimensions (in mm): 300 x 420
Edition: 19/30
Artwork series: 30 Years in Soweto: From Resistance to Leadership
Source: Donated by MTN Foundation
Year acquired: 2021
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: On private display

This work juxtaposes the horrors of the 1976 Soweto Uprising with a more optimistic mood 30 years later. A smiling police officer and excited Black learners, one's raised fist signifying resistance, are placed in front of a township riot visible through the yellow and orange-hued smoke, layering different memories and periods.

CCAC 439584

Photographer: MTN Foundation
Photo copyright: Consult with CCT curatorial team

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