Exhibition launch for ‘Named after Nelson: Learning from places named after Nelson Mandela through graphic heritage’ at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg.

26th April 2024

More than 100 people attended the launch of the ‘Named after Nelson’ exhibition at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg on 25 April 2024

Thanks to funding from the Higher Education Innovation Fund, Loughborough University worked with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) to stage this exhibition. as project partners to stage this exhibition. The project started in late 2023 and has benefitted from input from a dedicated team involving Celeste McKenzie (IIE-Vega School), Alet Pretorius, Fidel Mosupye (Supreme Images PhotographyMarket Photo Workshop, the Totem Media team (Samantha HorowitzAmanda Xulu, and Ivornatte Chitambo), Nkululeko Mthembu (Pista Ventures) and Everardt Burger (TUT). The project would not have been possible without the support of the archival research team at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Memory, particularly Razia SalehZandile Myeka, and Ann-Young Maharaj.

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Listen and watch news coverage of the exhibition.

African Bank Radio Interview: 25 April 2024 at 09:30
Power Talk with Lerato Mbele

SAfm Radio Interview: 25 April 2024 at 14:15
Full Circle with Bridget Masinga

eNCA Television Interview: 25 April 2024 at 19:47
News Night with Vuyo Mvoko
Named after Nelson | Exploring Madiba’s Graphic Heritage

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Read more about the project here

Learn more about collaboration with Nelson Mandela foundation here