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8th Havana Biennial
1 November - 15 December 2003

Havana / 2003 / Tour / Cabaña / Artists

Zwelethu Mthethwa

Zwelethu Mthethwa

* 1960 Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. Lives in Capetown, South Africa.

Zwelethu Mthethwa


Ticket to the Other Side, 2003

Cibachrome print, 60 x 80 cm, each

"Ticket To The Other Side" is a performative representation by Zwelethu Mthethwa and Bizzy Bailey about black women's situation in South Africa. The black woman on the photos is a construct, impersonated by Bailey, a white male whose race and gender are masked.

Photo: Courtesy Marco Noire Contemporary Art, Italy