Print Exchange: “Remembering 60 000 forced goodbyes”
As part of the Museum’s 2016 commemoration programme marking the declaration of District Six as a White Group Area on 11 February 1966, an exhibition entitled ‘Remembering 60 000 forced goodbyes’ was launched at the Museum in November of that year.
This exhibition was the culmination of an invitation extended to fifty local and international artists to participate in this process of producing prints to mark the commemoration. A print exchange portfolio was part of the exhibition-making process.
Artists Participating in the Exchange
Michael Adashie, Kim Berman, Johann Booyens, Tinus Boshoff, Ben Botma, Julia Brewis, Walter Buchholz, Bev Butkow, Tatenda
Extract from the Curator’s Note:
“A faculty board meeting held at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) made me aware that the land, on which the university is situated, was once the
A proposal presented to the District Six Museum Homecoming Centre resulted in a partnership project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the declaration of District Six as a White Group Area under Apartheid in 1966 and the gradual forced removal of the entire community which followed. I wanted to
The concept of a print exchange is to swap artworks amongst artists