DUNDEE : FAREWELL

The night before leaving Dundee, we returned to the 97 Mckenzie street site with projector and screens in tow. The screens were installed over the foundations of the old house and a stop-motion animation of the various imagined buildings and facilities, which passerby’s had constructed in a workshop, using collage pieces (see blog post on […]

DUNDEE : FAREWELL

DUNDEE : CURFEW BELL

Throughout the Oral History component of the project, the Dundee Curfew Bell was mentioned several times. While Dundee has extensive archival records surrounding the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo- Boer Wars, we discovered there were few existing records of the towns more recent history. A majority of younger citizens knew nothing of the notorious bell that wrung […]

DUNDEE : CURFEW BELL

DUNDEE : COLLAGE AND STOP FRAME ANIMATION

The following stills are a selection of imagery generated from a series of workshops held twice a week throughout December at the Umzinyathi Education centre. Various youngsters and community members participated in the workshops, liberally cutting up and re-arranging over 400 images of Dundee (mostly sourced from the Talana Archives).   The first session of […]

DUNDEE : COLLAGE AND STOP FRAME ANIMATION