RISE AND FALL OF APARTHEID, photography and the bureaucracy of everyday life

: Enwezor (O.) & Bester (R.) curators & eds.

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544 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., New York, 2013

 

Published on the occasion of the exhibition, International Center of Photography, New York, September 2012 - January 2013.

Organised chronologically, this book features more than sixty years of photographs documenting apartheid, with images by photographers such as Eli Weinberg, Alf Kumalo, David Goldblatt, Peter Magubane, Ian Berry, and many others.

Includes the essays:
"Rise and Fall of Apartheid" by Okwui Enwezor
"'Native Studies'" by Michael Godby
"Zero World" by Achille Mbembe
"Siswe Bansi and the Strong Room of Dreams" by Darren Newbury
"Retouching Apartheid" by Colin Richards
"Unity and Struggle" by Patricia Hayes
"Insurrectional Visibility" by Andries Water Oliphant
"The Politics and Aesthetics of the Rise and Fall of Apartheid" by Rory Bester
Bureaucratization of Memory" by Khwezi Gule.

Okwui Enwezor is currently Director of Haus der Kunst in Munich. He has served as artistic director of numerous international exhibitions. He is the founding publisher and editor of "Nka: journal of contemporary African art".
Rory Bester is an art historian and critic, as well as a curator and documentary filmmaker, based at the Wits School of Arts in Johannesburg.