File A10 - Chris Ledechowski

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ZA BV BV0045_A_A10


Chris Ledechowski


  • 1982-1983 (Creation)

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63 small photos, 10 large and 7 mounted photos (oversize folders).

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He attended the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts in Poland and obtained a diploma in Fine Arts at the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where he majored in photography. In his final year project he documented the community of Harfield Village who were forcefully removed under the Group Areas Act. He joined the Afrapix Photographic Collective and Agency and returned to Cape Town to pursue his documentary work in the townships and squatter camps.

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The photographs are on pages 26-29 and 110-113 in The Cordoned Heart.


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