Journeys with Joanne Joseph

The Valleys that raised Mandela

Joanne catches up with photographer Bonile Bam ahed of his photographic exhibition Mandela’s Roots (Revisisted). The exhibition traces Nelson Mandela's childhood journeys through rural towns in the Eastern Cape. It features a series of mainly black and white photographs shot on film in Mvezo, Qunu and Mqhekezweni, and documents the landscapes and physical setting in which Mandela lived as a boy.

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