© Ian Berry, 1994, South Africa

Supporters climb to every vantage point whilst awaiting the arrival of Nelson Mandela in a Natal township.

In post-war South Africa the government gradually developed a policy to retain the rights and privileges of the white minority – apartheid. Although other societies experienced racial prejudices, South Africa was the only government to institutionalise and regulate segregation, often producing bizarre situations. The notion of this duty to ‘live apart’ whilst occupying the same space is documented in Ian Berry’s photographs. (read more)

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