Access to information

Diane Victor - Access to information, 1996

Diane Victor (1964-)
Access to information (1996)
Linocut print on paper / 395 x 300 mm
Series: Images of Human Rights print portfolio by the Artists for Human Rights Trust
CCAC #0363

The portfolio was donated to Albie Sachs by the Artists for Human Rights Trust

The overcoming of the repression of the past is symbolised by the dead snake and newspaper's sensational headline. The books on the floor signify that access to public and private records has been opened, as is enshrined in section 32 of South Africa’s Bill of Rights.

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