Coverbild Cedric Nunn
Cedric Nunn
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Edited by: Dr. Ralf-P. Seippel
Graphic Design: Christina Hackenschuh
Texts by: Andries Walter Oliphant, Rory Bester
Contributions: Okwui Enwezor
February 2012 , 152 Pages
295mm x 248mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3250-5
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| The first exhaustive monograph on Cedric Nunn
Cedric Nunn (*1957 in Nongoma, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa) is one of the great mid-generation representatives of South African photography. The artist, who comes from one of the country’s oldest families, addresses social life in South Africa, both in rural regions as well as in the metropolises. He documents domestic political conflicts among the black population as well as the civil war of the eighties and its impact. He is interested in the reality of apartheid beyond media-generated images and social prejudices. For an extended period of time he focused in particular on the people in the South African province of KwaZulu Natal and in neighboring Mozambique. This publication features his photographs from the late seventies to the present day, allowing insight into a previously unknown African world. His aesthetically and compositionally unusual photographs combine reality with poetry. Exhibition schedule: Bailey Seippel Gallery, Johannesburg, February 18–April 29, 2012 | Durban Art Gallery, Durban, March 4–April 15, 2012 | Museum Goch, March 4–June 10, 2012 | Ann Bryant Gallery, East London, South Africa, May 3–June 30, 2012 | Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, June–July, 2012 | National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, June 28–July 11, 2012 | Galerie kunst:raum, Rantum, Sylt, September 6–October 28, 2012 | David Krut Projects, Chelsea, New York, September 13–October 20, 2012 | | Mozambican Association of Photographers Gallery, Maputo, Mozambique, September–October, 2012 | Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, November 7, 2012–January 27, 2013
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