24 Feb-18 June 2006. An exhibition of South African photography that includes the apartheid years as well as contemporary life in the rainbow nation is on show at the Kunsthalle Wein. Presenting work by major South African photographers from a number of different generations, the exhibition traces the nations progress and conflicts through images of everyday life. The Kwa Ndebele series by photographer David Goldblatt focuses on the days when the repressive pass law was in force, showing images of black workers commuting from the townships to Pretoria, while the life of the Indian population of contemporary Durban is the subject of Omar Badshas photographic study Imperial Ghetto. Other artists participating in the exhibition are: Pieter Hugo, Thando Mama, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Jo Ractliffe, Bernie Searle and Andrew Tshabangu. The works of all the photographers in the exhibition have been arranged thematically. Admission 6 concessions 4.50 Family ticket 12 Daily 10.00-19.00 Thurs 10.00-21.00.
Photo Courtesy: Hugo, Michael Stevenson Gallery