Photo-etching and screenprint collage
100 x 70 cm
From A Few South Africans series
Courtesy of The Goodman Gallery.
Born into a politically aware family, Amina Cachalia was involved in the struggle for freedom all her life. One of the leaders of the Federation of South African Women, she was banned in 1963. Her husband Yusuf was under house arrest, and her sister, who lived next door was also banned, ‘So I was not even allowed to talk to her. It was not until 1978 that Amina’s banning order was finally lifted.