By Alf Kumalo,Zukiswa Wanner

ISBN-10: 0143026593

ISBN-13: 9780143026594

In his autobiography, lengthy stroll to Freedom, Nelson Mandela describes his condo at 8115 Vilakazi highway, Soweto, as '... just like countless numbers of others ... it had a similar general tin roof, an identical cement flooring, a slim kitchen, and a bucket rest room on the back.' Little did Mandela be aware of whilst he first moved into the home in 1946 that it'll develop into the degree for essentially the most vital political occasions in South Africa's turbulent heritage and, lately, a cultural landmark visited by way of hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. popular photographer and shut kin buddy Alf Kumalo captured the daily lifetime of the Mandelas - the raids via the protection police and intimate relations moments, either one of pleasure and sorrow, in addition to Mandela's go back to his domestic after his unlock from legal in 1990, twenty-eight years after he had left it. utilizing this unassuming apartment because the atmosphere, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects a few of Kumalo's such a lot traditionally very important and gorgeous photographs of the Mandela kinfolk and their domestic, giving us a distinct perception into the lifetime of the relations who might have a profound influence on South Africa's political landscape.

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