Diane Victor (1964-)
Access to information (1996)
Linocut print on paper / 395 x 300 mm
Series: Images of Human Rights print portfolio by the Artists for Human Rights Trust
The portfolio was donated to Albie Sachs by the Artists for Human Rights Trust
The overcoming of the repression of the past is symbolised by the dead snake and newspaper's sensational headline. The books on the floor signify that access to public and private records has been opened, as is enshrined in section 32 of South Africa’s Bill of Rights.