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Santu Mofokeng: Stories 5-7

Edited by Santu Mofokeng, Joshua Chuang.

Pbk, 3 vols, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 1/23/2018 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783958292772 | $55.00


     

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Santu Mofokeng: Stories

Edited by Santu Mofokeng, Joshua Chuang.

Slip, Pbk, 3 vols, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 120 pgs / 57 bw. | 7/5/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783958291041 | $55.00


Santu Mofokeng: Stories No. 1: Train Church

Edited by Joshua Chuang, Santu Mofokeng.

Pbk, 13 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 55 bw. | 1/26/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783869309712 | $40.00


Santu Mofokeng: The Black Photo Album, Look at Me: 1890

Contributions by James T. Campbell.

Clth, 7.25 x 10.75 in. / 152 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 5/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783869303109 | $50.00


Santu Mofokeng: Stories 5-7Santu Mofokeng: Stories 5-7

Soweto-Dukathole-Johannesburg

Published by Steidl.
Edited by Santu Mofokeng, Joshua Chuang.

Johannesburg-based photographer Santu Mofokeng (born 1956) first began to dedicate himself to portraying everyday experience in South African townships in 1985, first as a member of the Afrapix collective, and then as a documentary photographer for the African Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand.
This three-volume publication, which continues a groundbreaking reappraisal of the photographer’s archive, presents aspects of life in Soweto, where Mofokeng grew up; Dukathole, a township in the East Rand of Gauteng Province; and Johannesburg, the city in which he worked. Taken together, they invite a nuanced understanding of largely unsung narratives from a crucial period in South African history which saw the demise of apartheid.

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Paperback, 3 vols, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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2: Concert in Sewefontein, 3: Funeral, 4: 24 April 1994

Published by Steidl.
Edited by Santu Mofokeng, Joshua Chuang.

In 1988 Santu Mofokeng (born 1956) joined the staff of the African Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand as a documentary photographer and researcher. In this position, he began to record the lives of tenant laborers in the unremarkable township of Bloemhof, an agricultural town in Northern South Africa. Over the next several years, Mofokeng amassed what could be considered the core of his larger body of work: a set of interconnected photo-essays centering on the Maine family, with whom he stayed. Highly distilled yet immersive, Books Two through Four of the series Santu Mofokeng: Stories form a loose trilogy that describes how the residents of Bloemhof unwind, bury one of their own and gather together on one of the most consequential days in South African history.

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Steidl

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Catalog: SPRING 2016 p. 116   

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Santu Mofokeng: Stories No. 1: Train ChurchSantu Mofokeng: Stories No. 1: Train Church

Published by Steidl.
Edited by Joshua Chuang, Santu Mofokeng.

Over the course of a few weeks in 1986, aboard the crowded Soweto-Johannesburg train he took to and from his job as a darkroom printer, Santu Mofokeng (born 1956) photographed the spontaneous singing of his fellow commuters. This is the first in a series of Mofokeng volumes from Steidl.

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Steidl

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Paperback, 13 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 55 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 187   

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Santu Mofokeng: The Black Photo Album, Look at Me: 1890Santu Mofokeng: The Black Photo Album, Look at Me: 1890

Published by Steidl.
Contributions by James T. Campbell.

For this book, Santu Mofokeng collected private photographs which urban black working and middle-class families in South Africa commissioned between 1890 and 1950, a time when the government was creating policies towards those designated as natives. Painterly in style, the images evoke the artifices of Victorian photography. Some of them are fiction, a creation of the artist in terms of setting, props, clothing and pose, yet there is no evidence of coercion. We believe these images, as they reveal something about how these people imagined themselves. In this work Mofokeng analyses the sensibilities, aspirations and self-image of the black population and its desire for representation and social recognition in times of colonial rule and suppression. The Black Photo Album / Look at Me: 1890–1950 is drawn from an ongoing research project of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

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Steidl

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Clth, 7.25 x 10.75 in. / 152 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Catalog: FALL 2014

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