CAPE TOWN FRINGE, Manenberg Avenue is where it's happening

: Lurie (D.) photo.

R 550.00
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128 pp., 4to., illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2004


David Lurie spent 6 months between 2001and 2003 taking photographs in and around Manenbeg Avenue in Manenberg, a dormitory township on the Cape Flats known as much for its poverty, gang violence and crime as for it's vibrant street life.

Includes an introduction, "Cape Town Fringe" by Shamil Jeppe as well as extracts from interviews with Manenberg residents. Interviews with Rashied Staggie, former leader of the "Hard Livings" gang, by Shawn Uys and Henriette Geldenhuys.