Lord K2

Saturday, 19 September 2015

“Verne Harris, the director of research and archive at the Mandela Foundation, which is hosting the show, describes the recent round of anti-immigrant sentiment as ‘a terrible failure of memory’ and adds that South Africans need to contemplate ‘their indebtedness to the peoples of neighbouring countries and the many other African countries that supported our struggle for liberation.’ The hope is that this small, powerful selection of photographs will jog their memories, and sound a warning against any new attack on ‘foreigners.'” Ingrid Sinclair • Guernica