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Apartheid -- South Africa


View Resource Claiming Art Reclaiming Space: Post Apartheid Art From South Africa

The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art presents this Web version of an exhibition that examines the effects of Apartheid and the post-Apartheid era on artists' creative expression in South Africa. A quote by artist David Koloane introduces the show, "Apartheid was a politics of space more than anything. . . . Apartheid legislation was denying people the right to move." The exhibition has...
View Resource The TRC Report

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, chairman of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), presented the long-awaited 3,500 page report to President Mandela, on October 29, 1998.. The TRC was established in 1995 to investigate human rights violations committed by all sides during the apartheid era. After two-and-a-half years and the testimony of over 21,000 victims, the TRC has produced a...