AMBIVALENT, photography and visibility in African history

: Hayes (P.) & Minkley (G.) eds.

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351pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Athens, 2019

 

Contributions include:
"Empty Photographs, ethnography and the lacunae of African history" by Patricia Hayes
"Unstable Forms, photography, race, and the identity document in South Africa" by Ingrid Masondo
"The Pass Photograph and the Intimate Photographic Event in South Africa" by Gary Minkley
"Photographic Genres and Alternate Histories of Independence in Mozambique" by Drew Thompson
"Photography, Mass Violence, and Survivors, the Cassinga Massacre of 1978" by Vilho Shigwedha
"Images of Ambivalence, photography in the making of Omhedi, northern Namibia" by Napandulwe Shiweda
"The Profane and the Prophetic at a South African Beach" by Phindi Mnyaka.

Patricia Hayes is National Research Foundation SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) Chair in Visual History and Theory at the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape. She is co-author of The Colonising Camera: photographs in the making of Namibian history.
Gary Minkley is National Research Foundation SARChI (South African Research Chairs Initiative) Chair in Social Change in the History Department at the University of Fort Hare. He is co-author of Unsettled History: making South African public pasts