|In 1989, Nelson Mandela was still in prison; P.W. Botha had suffered a stroke and F.W. De Klerk was about to replace him as State President. The first lurid exposes of apartheid hit-squad atrocities were rattling the headlines of the independent press.|
He transformed the gallery space into a closed reality littered with pop signs and scruffy wonders - goldfish circled their bowls on the floor beneath the paintings.
Interspersed with a series of line drawings of black faces - called Victims - symbols of Afrikaner nationalist history looked out, as Powell described it, "from fragments of a murder".
|Fragments of a Murder|
Wayne Barker: Artist's Monograph