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On The Shelf: ‘Living Apart’- Photographs Of The South African Apartheid By Ian Berry

Photographer Ian Berry’s unique record of the South African apartheid features almost 100 photographs of some of the most dramatic, heart-wrenching and iconic moments of the last 40 years of South Africa’s tragic history.

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The book titled, ‘Ian Berry: Living Apart‘, was written during apartheid’s height, the original text for these images stated:

“What happens next, or what the following weeks will bring, neither side can predict. But without negotiation, tragic bloodshed can be the only result.”

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Berry’s images testify that these words were not heeded. However, images of resistance, struggle and eventual freedom still shine through in this powerful exhibition. The book, on sale now, includes a foreword by Archbishop Desmond M Tutu.

 

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