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apartheid, history, identity, multi-culturalism
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Visual Arts (drawing, installation art, photomontage, sculpture, video art)
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The South African artist Jane Alexander constructs creatures that seem kitschy at first glance, yet monstrous and mysterious at the second. As hybrid beings – human bodies with animal heads – they represent human thought and action. Their animal physiognomies embody the psychic state, the conditio...

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Apartheid, Geschichte, Identität, Multikulturalität
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Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Fotomontage, Installation, Videokunst, Zeichnung)

Scheinbar kitschig auf den ersten, monströs und mysteriös auf den zweiten Blick, sind die Kreaturen der Südafrikanerin Jane Alexander. Als hybride Wesen – Menschenkörper mit Tierköpfen – sind sie Repräsentanten menschlichen Handelns und Fühlens. Ihre...

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apartheid, borderline experience, exclusion, justice, reality
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (Conceptual Art, installation art, participation art, performance, portrait, sculpture, video art)
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"I believe in shamanistic art, in working with one´s outer and inner worlds and learning about oneself amid the universe, amid others and amid the many ´selves´ - people, animals and plants. This will change my picture of the world, or worldview, on a number of occasions, no doubt, as I...

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Außenseiter, Ausgrenzung, Gerechtigkeit, Grenzerfahrung, Realität, Spiritualität
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation, Konzeptkunst, partizipatorische Kunst, Performance, Porträt, Videokunst)

„Ich glaube an die Kunst, die aus dem Schamanismus entstanden ist, an die Arbeit mit der Welt rundum und mit meiner Welt (in der Mitte), an das Kennenlernen seiner selbst in Bezug auf den Kosmos und in Bezug zu den Anderen. Seiner selbst unter vielen „Ichs“ – Menschen, Tiere, Pflanzen. Das wird mit...

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Pawel Althamer

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apartheid
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting, photography)
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The painter, photographer and historian Omar Badsha was born in 1945 in Durban to an Indian family that had immigrated to South Africa. He was very active in the antiapartheid movement and in the union, bringing him several jail sentences and publication bans. His works are heavily colored by...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Malerei)

Der Maler, Fotograf und Historiker Omar Badsha wurde 1945 in Durban als Sohn einer indischen Einwandererfamilie in Südafrika geboren. Er engagierte sich stark in der Antiapartheidbewegung und in der Gewerkschaft, was ihm mehrere Haftstrafen und Publikationsverbote eintrug. Seine Arbeiten sind...

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Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff
crossroads:
apartheid, language, memory, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, sculpture)
Written and spoken word (poem)
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Willem Boshoff was born in 1951 in Vereeniging, South Africa, and has received degrees in Education and Fine Arts. For almost thirty years, Willem Boshoff has been researching the potential and qualities of language, memory, and power in conceptual, often long-term projects. Early works include...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Erinnerung, Macht, Sprache
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Installation)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Gedicht)

Willem Boshoff wurde 1951 in Vereeniging in Südafrika geboren und studierte Kunst und Pädagogik. Seit fast dreißig Jahren erforscht er Charakteristika und Möglichkeiten von Sprache, Gedächtnis und Macht, oft in konzeptuellen und langwierigen Projekten. Seine frühen...

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apartheid, exile
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting)
Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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Breyten Breytenbach (born in 1939) is considered the finest Afrikaner poet. After an early emigration to Europe he experienced his first success in poetry, for which he was awarded numerous prestigious awards in South Africa. Breytenbach became increasingly involved in anti-apartheid activities. In...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Exil
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Malerei)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Essay, Gedicht, Roman)

Breyten Breytenbach, geboren 1939, gilt als der bedeutendste Lyriker des Afrikaans. Bereits früh nach Europa emigriert, hatte er erste Erfolge mit seinen Lyrikbänden, die ihm in Südafrika mehrere renommierte Auszeichnungen eintrugen. Breytenbach engagierte sich zunehmend politisch...

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Breyten Breytenbach

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apartheid, longing, love
genre (subgenre):
Music (R&B, Soul)
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Berlin-born Joy Denalane is the offspring of a German mother and a South African father. While the German side of her family has not handed down a genetic predisposition towards schlager, her African ancestry has undoubtedly provided her with the tools required for her unique hybrid of German-Afro...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Liebe, Sehnsucht
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (R&B, Soul)

Die in Berlin geborene Joy Denalane ist der Spross einer deutschen Mutter und eines südafrikanischen Vaters. Während ihr die deutsche Seite der Familie keine genetische Neigung zum Schlager vererbt hat, haben ihre afrikanischen Vorfahren sie zweifelsohne mit den Instrumenten begabt, die...

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Joy Denalane

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apartheid, catastrophe, exile
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Visual Arts (drawing, painting, sculpture)
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Dumile Feni was an artist with first-hand experience of apartheid in South Africa. In 1968 he emigrated in his mid 20s to Britain then later to the USA. His drawings are notable for their nervous expressionistic style and often show human catastrophes, accidents and grievous crimes. His portraits...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Exil, Katastrophe
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Bildhauerei, Malerei, Zeichnung)

Dumile Feni ist einer der Künstler, die die Apartheid in Südafrika am eigenen Leib erfahren haben. Mit Mitte Zwanzig ging Dumile 1968 ins Exil nach Großbritannien, später siedelte er über in die USA. Besonders seine Zeichnungen bestechen durch einen nervösen,...

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South African artist Kendell Geers became an outspoken opponent of the Apartheid politics in his country in the early 1980s. Most of his work mirrors the sometimes shocking, always direct language of the political activism Geers employed in his early years. In one of his works, he declared his...

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apartheid, democracy, everyday life, marginalisation, people, politics
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography)
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George Hallett began his career as a street photographer in Cape Town. In 1970, he left apartheid South Africa and moved to London, continuing to document the lives of ordinary people, including the Afro-Caribbean community in Birmingham, UK. He has also documented some of the key events in the...

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Adolph Johannes "Dollar" Brand
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apartheid, exile, Islam, modernity, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Music (jazz)
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Born in 1934 Abdullah Ibrahim is one of today´s most creative and influential jazz musicians. He grew up in South Africa and has wonderfully blended traditional African, church and pop music with contemporary jazz. His voice became one of the most important exiled voices of the repressed South...

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Apartheid, Exil, Islam, Moderne, Tradition
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Musik (Jazz)

Abdullah Ibrahim ist einer der fruchtbarsten und einflussreichsten Jazzmusiker unserer Zeit. 1934 in Südafrika geboren und aufgewachsen, gelang ihm die perfekte Integration von afrikanischer Tradition, den Einflüssen von Kirchenmusik und populärer Musik in den zeitgenössischen...

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Abdullah Ibrahim

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apartheid, exile
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Visual Arts (graphic, painting)
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In the 70s the South African artist Gavin Jantjes used his art to speak out loud and clear against the policy of apartheid. Above all his “South African Colouring Book” (1974/1975) was a radical stocktaking of South African reality, at once documentation and indictment. The regime was not long in...

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Crossroads:
Apartheid, Exil
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Grafik, Malerei)

Der südafrikanische Künstler Gavin Jantjes bezog mit seiner Kunst in den siebziger Jahren unmissverständlich Position gegen die Politik der Apartheid. Vor allem mit seinem „South African Colouring Book“ (1974/1975) schuf er eine radikale Zustandsbeschreibung der südafrikanischen...

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