R6105/4 Photograph ‘#1’

Black and white photograph of man in vest and shorts with hunting gear and bow and arrow

#1 by John Liebenberg (Museum Accession Number R6105/4) Image copyright: John Arthur Liebenberg

This photo shows a man wearing a vest and shorts with work tools and hunting gear including a bow and arrow. He is a migrant worker at the Okombone compound in Namibia. The work is from John Liebenberg’s series ‘Weekends at the Okombone’. Liebenberg was a South African photojournalist known for documenting war and protest in Southern Africa. Black and white photographic print on fiber base paper, collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.

Creator: John Liebenberg

Title: #1

Place: Namibia, Southern Africa, Africa

Date: 1984