Gebuza. To dig a big hole

Cloete, Marisa

Illustrator country: South Africa

Scenarist: Cloete, Marisa

Scenarist country: South Africa

Language: English

Keywords: colonialism; exploitation; justice; South Africa


First prize ex-aequo Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2002, category “Human Rights”


Published in: edited by S. Federici e A. Marchesini Reggiani, Africa Comics 2002, Lai-momo, Sasso Marconi 2002

These pages describe the harsh working conditions of miners and the injustices experienced by black workers during the colonial era and the Apartheid: the situation in many South African diamond mines.

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Technique: Tempera

Black and White

Original drawings

Dimensions: 38,5 x 50 cm

Exhibited where: Exhibited in Bruxelles, Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée, June 3 – September 28, 2003

Inventory: inv. 307 / coll. CX32.SA.CLOETE.1

Number of sheets: 3

Notes: Each page is made up of two sheets glued on a bigger one, and covered by a film with the lettering - Each page on the covering film reports the indication of the top and bottom black overlay - The first page on verso reports the Author's data - Each page on verso reports the Author's name, the title and the number of the page