Following the aftermath of the painting of President Jacob Zuma, Shield and Spear explores a constellation of stories about identity, art, music and freedom of expression in Post Apartheid South Africa.
An artist paints a caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma that provokes a lawsuit, death threats and a massive street protest. Around this incident, Shield and Spear explores a constellation of stories about identity, art, race, and freedom of expression in South Africa, twenty years into democracy.
Featuring artists such Brett Murray, BLK JKS, Zanele Muholi, Gazelle, The Brother Moves On, Yolanda Fyrus, Fokofpolisiekar and the Smarteez, commentary also offered by journalists and editors Ferial Haffajee, Iman Rappetti, Charl Blignaut, Lloyd Gedyre and Milisuthando Bongela.
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