Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life

After acclaimed runs in Munich, Milan, and New York, Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life opens in Johannesburg at Museum Africa on the 13th of February 2014. Rise and Fall of Apartheid features the work of more than 70 South African photographers and artists, including over 800 images, 27 films, and a book. For more information visit website: www.riseandfallofapartheid.org
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8 Alf Khumalo, South Africa goes on trial. Police outside the court. The whole world was watching when the three major sabotage trials started in Pretoria, Cape Town and Maritzburg. Outside the palace of Justice during the Rivonia Trial, 1963. Courtesy of Baileys African History Archive. © Baileys African History Archive.

Rise and Fall of Apartheid photography exhibitions Johannesburg

Pauline Moloise (mother of Ben), two women & Winnie Madikizela Mandela mourn at the Memorial Service for Benjamin Moloise, who was hanged earlier that morning. Khotso House, Johannesburg, October 18, 1985. © Gille de Vlieg.

Pauline Moloise (mother of Ben), two women & Winnie Madikizela Mandela mourn at the Memorial Service for Benjamin Moloise, who was hanged earlier that morning.

Rashid Lombard Photo. Dr Alan Boesak during the funeral of the Cradock Four, July 1985

Dr Alan Boesak during the funeral of the Cradock Four, July 1985

Portrait of Nelson Mandela painted on the grass of Soweto's largest football stadium during an election rally, 1994. Courtesy the artist. © Graeme Williams.

Portrait of Nelson Mandela painted on the grass of Soweto's largest football stadium during an election rally, Courtesy the artist.

Paul Weinberg. Conservative party member Andries P. Treurnicht addresses supporters in Nylstrooom, stronge hold of the Afrikaner far right, 1983

Conservative party member Andries P. Treurnicht addresses supporters in Nylstrooom, stronge hold of the Afrikaner far right, 1983

7 Peter Magubane, Sharpeville Funeral: More than 5,000 people were at the graveyard, May 1960. Courtesy Baileys African History Archive

7 Peter Magubane, Sharpeville Funeral: More than people were at the graveyard, May Courtesy Baileys African History Archive

Eli Weinberg, Crowd near the Drill Hall on the opening day of the Treason Trial, Johannesburg, December 19, 1956. Times Media Collection, Museum Africa, Johannesburg.

Part of the crowd near the Drill Hall on the opening day of the Treason Trial, December Unidentified Photographer, Times Media Collection, Museum Africa, Johannesburg.

(Jodi Bieber), Protest against Chris Hani’s assassination, 1993. © Goodman Gallery Johannesburg.

(Jodi Bieber), Protest against Chris Hani’s assassination, © Goodman Gallery Johannesburg.

Coffins at a mass funeral held in KwaThema, Gauteng, July 23, 1985. © Gille de Vlieg.

Gille de Vlieg, Coffins at the mass funeral held in KwaThema, Gauteng, July


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