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Colin Kahanovitz - Upington 14, 1989

Colin Kahanovitz (1961-)
Series: Upington 14 (collective title, 1989)
Pencil on newsprint / dimensions vary
CCAC #0129 - 0139

Donated by the artist

A set of drawings of the ‘Upington 14’ who were sentenced to death for a murder that they could not all have committed. The artist was a member of their legal team. Notably, the constitutionality of the death penalty was the first case heard by the Constitutional Court.

Photograph by Akona Kenqu

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