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Mural from The Silk Road
, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, D.C., June 29, 2002. This is the caption that appeared with the mural: "Circa 600 C.E., Buddhist monks traveling from India to Central Asia carved huge monuments of Buddha into the cliffs of the Bamiyan Valley. The Bamiyan Buddhas were symbols of a secure haven for weary travelers, and were the gateway to South Asia." Photo by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett.

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Faldela Williams, from South Africa's Western Cape Province, prepares one of her Malay-Indian specialties at the Foodways tent at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC. Photo by Nancy Olds.

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The Phambili Marimba Band from the Western Cape, South Africa brings Festival-goers to their feet at an evening dance party at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC. Photo by Jeff Tinsley.

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Ambassador Sisulu (center left), accompanied by South African participants, heads toward the Luvhandeni (virtuoso stage) for a special performance by the musicians at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC. Photo by Jeff Tinsley.

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District Six Museum. Photo by Ciraj Rassool

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Doors of Culture. From United Women's Congress

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Ubu and the Truth Commission by Jane Taylor (detail from ubu_with_2). From the production by William Kentridge and The Handspring Puppet Company. University of Cape Town Press.

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Ubu and the Truth Commission by Jane Taylor. From the production by William Kentridge and The Handspring Puppet Company. University of Cape Town Press.

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Ubu and the Truth Commission by Jane Taylor. Ma Ubu (Busi Zokufa) with Niles puppet. From the production by William Kentridge and The Handspring Puppet Company. University of Cape Town Press.

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Ubu and the Truth Commission by Jane Taylor. Pa Ubu and Ma Ubu (Dawid Minaar and Busi Zokufa) in the production by William Kentridge and The Handspring Puppet Company. University of Cape Town Press.

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Cape Town One City Festival, 2000. Photo by Zayd Minty.

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Muralist Mavis Makhubu from the Free State, South Africa works on the fourth and final panel of murals displaying house-painting traditions at the 1999 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC. Photo by Kevin Miller.

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Selvin November, Whites Only: Scanning the Past (postcard and billboard). Returning the Gaze art project, 2000.

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Berni Searle, Not Quite White (billboard on Eastern Boulevard leaving Cape Town). Returning the Gaze art project, 2000. Photo by Nic Aldridge.

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Thembinkosi Goniwe, Untitled (billboard outside the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town). Returning the Gaze art project, 2000. Photo by Nic Aldridge.

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Donovan Ward, Leisure Time (billboard opposite Guga S'thebe Multipurpose Centre in Langa, South Africa). Returning the Gaze art project, 2000. Photo by Nic Aldridge.

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Launching the Arts poster, Robben Island Museum, 1997. Designer Gaby Cheminais.

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Cubicles used for prison visits at Robben Island became the site for installations by nine artists in 30 Minutes, part of the Arts Programme at Robben Island Museum, 1997. Photo by Michael Hall.

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Willie Bester, Die Bybel. Part of 30 minutes (installations by nine artists), Robben Island Museum, 1997. Photo by Michael Hall.

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Guga S'thebe Multipurpose Centre in Langa, South Africa. Photo by Zayd Minty.

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Participants in Blac Seminar Series in Cape Town, South Africa: poet, playwright, and former MP Gertrude Fester and musician Tina Schouw, 2000. Photo by Zayd Minty.

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District Six Mural painted on the Eastern Boulevard in Cape Town by students in the Community Arts Project, 1996. Designer Sharief White. Photo by Zayd Minty.

All photos from the Smithsonian Folklife Festival courtesy of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution.

 


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Gabe Sibley & Corinne Kratz
1/26/2001