Dialogues by Chris Ledowchowski

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Dialogues

Apart from the relationship created between deliberately paired images, there are a number of recurring themes that run through the series

1977 - 2012

Dialogues

Makeshift watercart, Old Crossroads, CT, 1977
Homelands bus service, Old Crossroads, CT, 1977
Summer “Cape Doctor”, Old Crossroads, CT, 1983
Winter floods, Old Crossroads, CT, 1983
Herd boys, quarry, road to Umveso, Transkei, 2000
After winter storm, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
“The Courts”, Hanover Park, CT, 1984
Returning from shopping errand, Hanover Park, CT, 1984
Thari, Shahid and Irafaan, Manenberg, CT, 1986
“The Courts”, Hanover Park, CT, 1984
Gweza School, Umzimvubu River, Pondoland, 2000
Creche, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
Cosatu branch meeting, KTC, CT, 1988
Launch of the Living Wage campaign, Athlone, CT, 1987
Protest against Labour Bill, Ndabeni Industria, CT, 1988
“Pollsmoor March”, Klipfontein Road, Athlone, CT, 1985
Madiba 70th Birthday bash, UCT, CT, 1989
Purple Rain Mass rally, Greenmarket Square, CT, 1989
March against gang violence, Hanover Park, CT, 1990
UDF Mass march, Wale Street, CT, 1990
On way to ANC election rally, Elsies River, CT, 1994
ANC election rally, Khayelitsha, CT, 1994
Awaiting Mandela’s arrival, Grand Parade, CT, 1990
Mandela addresses the nation, City Hall, Grand Parade, CT, 1990
‘Ta Jack’s backyard, Old Tambo Square, CT, 1990’s
Outside Market Theatre, Newtown, Jhb, 1982
Ship painter, Dry Docks, CT, 1985
Painters, Housing development, Nyanga, CT, 1986
Carpenters, Housing development, Nyanga, CT, 1986
Plasterers, Home renovation, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Ship painters, Dry Docks, CT, 1985
Qibla activist outside mosque, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
Katchong, home renovation, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Katchong, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Katchong’s room on site with Texas and Lucy. Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Katchong, daughter Rasheida and Carol, Harfield Village, 1980
Nwamanavhela in her kitchen, Nthabalala, Venda, 1982
Mrs Daniels, prior to Group Areas, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Adiel Abrahams and domestic help, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Boss and Lucy, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
The ‘Doolins’ gang (
from left
);
Doolie Slamdien, Jana, Lalas, Mambo, Boss and Texas, Harvey Road, Harfield Village,
1980
Home shebeen, KTC, CT, 1985
The ‘Nice Time Kids’ gang, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
The ‘Americans’ gang, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
Abakwetha initiates in plastic iboma, Old Crossroads, CT, 1984
Sheikh with ‘Stalag 17s’ and ‘Mongrels’ gang members, Sherwood Park, CT, 1985
Litter picking team, Mbekweni, Paarl, W Cape, 1988
Nag Troupe, Tweede Nuwe Jaar, Grand Parade, CT, 1991
Dutch ship float, 300 yrs of Islam, Grand Parade, CT, 1993
The ‘Starlites’ troupe, Grand Parade, CT, January, 1991
ANC election rally, Elsies River, CT, 1994
‘Rampies Sny’, Moulood, Heideveld, CT, 1993
Outside Sheikh Yusuf Kramat, Faure, Cape, 1993
Devotees visit tomb of Sheikh Yusuf, Faure, Cape, 1993
Amina Abrahams leaving for reception, Bo Kaap, CT, 1991
Adiel Booley receives salutations, mosque, Bo Kaap, CT, 1991
White wedding, backyard, Bonteheuwel, CT, 1885
Amina and Adiel Booley, wedding reception, Bo Kaap, CT, 1991
International Childrens’ Day, Maynardville, CT, 1990s
Amagqirha all night vigil, New Crossroads, CT, 1997
Tsonga lady celebrates Vhavenda ‘Khombani’, Nthabalala, Venda, 1992
Open air Gospel Church service, Manenberg, CT, 1992
Community health play, KTC, Guguletu, CT, 1989
Clothing Workers Union child clinic, Heideveld, CT, 1987
Games arcade, Mitchells Plain, CT, 1990s
Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Hard Livings’ territory, Manenberg, CT, 1987
Shack home, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Fatgiya Albertus, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Agmat Albertus, mural by Bronson, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Domestic help, Adams household, Harfield Village, CT, 1980
Mosque help wearing ‘kaparangs’, Hanover Park, CT, 1986
Mkwetha receives lashing from ikankatha, Old Crossroads, CT, 1984
Singing minstrel, Manenberg, CT, 1980
Nawaal, Hanover Park, CT, 1985
Ruweida, Harfield Village, CT, 1985
Lindiswa with child, Guguletu, CT, 1986
Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1987
Cisco, ex ‘Russians’ leader with Gcina Mhlope, Alexandra, Jhb, 1982
Gqirha with inebriated man, night vigil, New Crossroads, CT, 1997
Food and Allied Workers’ Union clinic, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape. 1987
Home barber, Boeta Ghandi’s backyard, Bonteheuwel, CT, 1987
Winter floods, Old Crossroads, CT, 1984
Twins, Atlantis, West Coast, 1986
Twins Faranaas and Ferial, Manenberg, CT, 1980
Twins Manda and Mila, Manenberg, CT, 1980
Twins Rashid and Omar, Manenberg, CT, 1980
Amakrwala, Old Crossroads, Nyanga, CT, 1984
Sisters, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Boeta Minnie’s daughter sewing, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Child minder, Atlantis, West Coast, 1986
Vari Primary School, Nthabalala Village, Venda, 2010
Street children’s night shelter, CT, 1993
Street children, Umtata, Transkei, 2000
Winter, ‘The Jungle’, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Summer, ‘The Jungle’, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Kaapse Klopse, Grand Parade, CT, 1991
Kaapse Klopse, Green Point Stadium, CT, 1995
Rabia with shades, Manenberg, CT, 1993
Hadiyya with ‘swirl’ Manenberg, CT, 1993
Aida dressed for Madrassa, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Arriving for Madrassa, Mitchells Plain, CT, 1990
Street waste collectors, downtown Newtown, Jhb, 1982
Workers going home, KTC, CT, 1987
Purple Rain Day, mass march, Burg Street, CT, 1989
Returning from work, Site B, Khayelitsha, CT, 1990s
Hopscotch, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1987
Catching flying termites, Nthabalala Village, Venda, 1992
Sindiswa in Sunday best, Guguletu, CT, 1987
Children’s workshop, Community House, Salt River, CT, 1988
Pensioner, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Mbehe Tyekele, adult literacy learner, Guguletu, CT, 1990
Surgery, Uluntu Community Centre, Guguletu, CT, 1987
Waiting room, Somerset Hospital, CT, 1987
Card game, Hanover Park, CT, 1987
Draughts, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Card table, Bonteheuwel, CT, 1986
Dominoes, Bonteheuwel, CT, 1987
Community meeting, Tentdorp, Port Nolloth, West Coast, 1989
Mass Rally, Greenmarket Square, CT, 1990
Choir practice, Old Tambo Square, CT, 1990
Backyard Ratiep performance, Manenberg, CT, 1995
Inspecting fire damage, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Rebuilt homes after mass fire destruction, KTC, CT, 1986
Textile factory canteen, Atlantis Industria, West Coast, 1986
Gathering at Sheikh Yusuf Kramat, Faure, Cape, 1993
First sighting of moon, Sea Point Promenade, CT, 1990s
Memani’s followers look out for attacks from ‘Witdoeke’, Old Crossroads, CT, 1984
Deconstructed game machines, Lusaka, Guguletu, CT, 1989
Lansdowne Road, Phillipi, CT, 1992
Memani’s Camp, KTC, CT, 1984
After police raids, Old Crossroads, CT, 1983
Unlikely allies, Guguletu, CT, 1990’s
Cows in Old Crossroads, CT, 1983
Squatter in plastic shelter, KTC, CT, 1984
KTC, CT, 1984
Brewing Nthombothi, Lusaka, Guguletu, CT, 1989
Building RDP homes, Old Crossroads, CT, 1990s
Coal delivery cart, Alexandra, Jhb, 1982
Tinker, Single men’s hostels, Mbekweni, Paarl, Cape, 1988
Dismantling shelters before police raids, Old Crossroads, CT, 1983
Carnival float, Atlantis, West Coast, 1986
Church service, Tentdorp, Port Nolloth, West Coast, 1989
Church is out, Nthabalala Village, Venda, 1992
Returning from weeding family graves, Nthabalala Village, Venda, 2010
Mourners on way to funeral Nthabalala Village, Venda, 2012

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