Photograph by Ben Law Viljoen3

Peter Clarke – The Trojan Horse (Diptych), 1990

Peter Clarke (1929-2014)
The Trojan Horse (1990)
Mixed media on paper / 188 x 850mm|
CCAC #0050

Donated by the artist

In October 1985, a South African Railways truck filled with armed police drove into the centre of a youth protest in Athlone and opened fire. This covert attack resulted in the death of three young people aged 11, 15 and 21, and became known as the Trojan Horse Massacre.

Photograph by: Ben Law-Viljoen

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