The foreign and the familiar: Reading the China bag in South Africa

The foreign and the familiar: Reading the China bag in South Africa

Ronald Muchatuta
Publication
01 Feb 2019

This article explores the China bag, the iconic red-white-blue plaid bag, as a global commodity, material object, and art object in the context ...

Willie Bester | Apartheid Laboratory

Willie Bester | Apartheid Laboratory

Dr. Willie Bester
Publication
24 Jun 2017

Willie Bester is regarded as one of South Africa's most important resistance artists. Using found objects and discarded materials in his sculptures ...

Willie Bester: Art as a Weapon / Donvé Lee

Willie Bester: Art as a Weapon / Donvé Lee

Dr. Willie Bester
Publication
01 Jan 2006

A biography of the artist Willie Bester, describing his struggle against the racial classification "Other Coloured", his determination to be his own boss ...

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