Tag Archives: Group Areas Act

Proclamation 73


Early next month the Durban Art Gallery will play host to an exhibition of photographs collated as part of Proclamation 73, a newly created archive of family photos of people who were categorised as ‘Coloured’ and ‘Indian’ in terms of the Group Areas Act of 1950. Initially the act applied only to ‘White’, ‘Native’ and […]

Spaces of Perplexity

Hostel 2

Nearly a quarter of a century after South Africa’s first democratic elections were held, the country still grapples with the legacy of apartheid, whether in the form of relationships between people of different races; the massive economic disparity between the rich and poor; or the physical remnants in the form of town planning. KwaMashu was one […]