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Title Public art in South Africa : bronze warriors and plastic presidents / edited by Kim Miller and Brenda Schmahmann
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2017
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Series African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures.
Contents Introduction: Engaging with public art in South Africa, 1999-2015 / Kim Miller and Brenda Schmahmann -- Part 1: Negotiating difficult histories -- A Janus-like juncture: reconciling past and present at the Voortrekker Monument and Freedom Park / Elizabeth Rankin -- A thinking stone and some pink presidents: negotiating Afrikaner nationalist monuments at the University of the Free State / Brenda Schmahmann -- The mirror and the square-old ideological conflicts in motion: Church Square slavery memorial / Gavin Younge -- Part 2: Defining and redefining heroes -- Public art as political crucible: Andries Botha's Shaka and contested symbols of Zulu masculinity and culture in KwaZulu-Natal / Liese van der Watt -- Mandela's walk and Biko's ghosts: public art and the politics of memory in Port Elizabeth's city center / Naomi Roux -- Commemorating Solomon Mahlangu: the making and unmaking of a "struggle" icon / Gary Baines -- Part 3: Erasures and ruins -- The pain of memory and the violence of erasure: real and figural displays of female authority in the public sphere / Kim Miller -- Transgressive touch: ruination, public feeling and the Sunday Times Heritage Project / Duane Jethro -- Part 4: Ephemeral projects -- Public art, troubling tropes: an unsettling intervention in Cape Town / Shannen Hill -- Unsettling ambivalences and ambiguities in Mary Sibande's Long Live the Dead Queen public art project / Leora Farber -- Unsanctioned: the inner-city interventions of Julie Lovelace / Karen von Veh -- Rage against the state: political funerals and queer visual activism in post-apartheid South Africa / Kylie Thomas -- Unsanctioned graffiti interventions in post-apartheid Johannesburg / Matthew Ryan Smith
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- South Africa.
Public art -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Public art -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Public art -- South Africa -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Race relations -- 21st century.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, Kim (Kimberly A.), editor, author
Schmahmann, Brenda, 1960- editor, author
LC no. 2017024194
ISBN 0253030102 (electronic bk.)
9780253030108 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)