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    • Muraltia Spinosa 

      Du Plessis, Anja; Robinson, Alexa P. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Originally inspired by the role of women in the South African scientific community, specifically in the realm of botany, we looked at the work of female botanists. During the early years of science ...
    • Beverley Ditsie 

      Jordan, Cheron; D’Une, Avalon; Payne, Chad J. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Beverley Palesa Ditsie was born in Soweto in 1971. Flung into an era where her race was discriminated against and her sexuality wasn’t accepted, she was not afraid to challenge social norms. She was ...
    • Nkosi 

      Blaauw, Christiaan N.; Manning, Jenna (2018)
      Description of Artwork South Africa’s famous child Aids activist, Nkosi Johnson, was born with HIV and died at the age of 12 in 2001. At the time of his death, he was the longest-surviving child born with HIV in the ...
    • Strength Is Her 

      Bosch, Jordyn L.; Klopper, Elizabeth M. (2018)
      Description of Artwork The design concept was derived from material found in the special collections section of the Stellenbosch University Library. Three books that were of great influence and use throughout the research ...
    • Muriel at Metropolitan 

      Adendorff, Tamaryn S.; Rademaker, Courtney N. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Miriam Tlali, the first black woman to publish a novel in South Africa, was the forerunner of South African literature for black women. Born in 1933 and brought up in Sophiatown in Johannesburg, she ...
    • Miriam Makeba 

      Du Preez, Kirsten; Versfeld, Josephine F. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Miriam Makeba, or ‘Mama Africa’, combined jazz and traditional African song to create her unique sound. Through her work she advocated against apartheid. Makeba was born to a domestic worker and ...
    • Voelvry 

      Maarschalk, Ivana; Van der Merwe, Johlize (2018)
      Description of Artwork Vir party mense was hy Ralph Rabie, vir ander was hy Johannes Kerkorrel, JK, Johnny, Ralph John, die Bob Dylan van Afrikaanse musiek, die politieke Rock Rebel, die gesig van die Voëlvrybeweging, die ...
    • Breytenbach 

      Lombard, Jana; Johnson, Henri W. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Breyten Breytenbach is an Afrikaans poet, writer, painter and activist. He was born in 1939 in Bonnievale, Western Cape. As a student at the University of Cape Town, he became aware of the racist ...
    • Fighting for Freedom 

      Baitz, Dylan; Streicher, Christina M. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Mlungisi Griffiths Mxenge was a member of the African National Congress from the mid-1950s. He obtained an LLB degree and became a well-known civil rights lawyer who defended victims of the apartheid ...
    • Keorapetse William Kgositsile 

      Abrahams, Mishkah H.; Makhanya, Nondumiso B. (2018)
      Description of Artwork Keorapetse Kgositsile, also known as Bra Willie, was an anti-apartheid activist as well as a writer and prolific poet. Born in Johannesburg, he started writing as a hobby and eventually wrote for ...
    • Outside is Freedom 

      Robertson, Hannah M. M.; Underwood, Kendra (2018)
      Description of Artwork Tseko Simon Nkoli, generally known as Simon Nkoli, was born on 26 December 1959 in Soweto. Although, growing up, Nkoli excelled at academics and other aspects of school, he had a tough family life ...
    • The Stompie Seipei Sage 

      Augustyn, David; Zandberg, Jacobus S. W. (2018)
      Description of Artwork James Seipei was born in 1974. At age 10, he had already made a name for himself as one of South Africa’s youngest political activists against the apartheid system. Known as Stompie Moeketsi or ...
    • Saldanha Bay, Langebaan, Dutch Reformed Church 

      Unknown author
      The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Langebaan is a rather young church, built in 1988. Next to the church stands a small pole on which a small bell is hooked. However, the bell hangs too high to allow measurements of any ...
    • Saldanha Bay, Langebaan, Methodist Church 

      Unknown author
      The Methodist Church in Langebaan is a pretty building that stands next the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk. On its right hand side stands a green, wooden construction in which we find a bell of modest dimensions. As ...
    • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, Old Dutch Reformed Church 

      J. Warner & Sons (Firm)
      The Old Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Clanwilliam is an attractive Haager building that has been turned into a museum. The entrance of the building is a gothic style arch with a small turret on top. In the turret hangs ...
    • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, United Reformed Church 

      Unknown author
      The United Reformed Church in Clanwilliam is a neat building with a bell tower in brick next to the church. In the tower hangs a bell that unfortunately could not be reached as the ceiling of the tower was sealed off on ...
    • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, St. John's Anglican Church 

      J. Warner & Sons (Firm)
      The St. John’s Anglican Church in Clanwilliam is a brick building made under architect Sophie Gray in 1866. The bell hangs in a detached horseshoe type construction on the left hand side of the church. The bell is of modest ...