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1. Oral history interview with Omar Badsha, 1999

Badsha, Omar
  • Name: Badsha, Omar (Interviewee)
  • Format: oral histories
  • Date: 1999
  • Collection Name: Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
  • Abstract: (b. 1945) Photography career: influence of family; use of photography in the South African liberation movement to educate and mobilize people, stimulate debate; involvement with trade unions early 1970s: documenting work injuries and history of movem ent through photographs; struggle against government restrictions on photography: use of progressive, church and trade union publications, smuggling of photographs outside South Africa, traveling exhibitions; establishment of Afrapix and Afrascope: progressive young photographers and filmmakers, black and white, documenting South Africa; growing anti-apartheid movement; participant in the Carnegie Corporation of New York's [Carnegie] Second Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa; themes of photographs for Carnegie project: stereotypes, links between poverty and apartheid, mine and factory workers; emerging South African women's movement in early 1980s; photographic exhibition book for Carnegie project, South Africa: The Cordoned Heart