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August 2016

BEER AMONGST THE ZULU PEOPLE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Pot. Zulu,Tugela area S.A

Frothy and nutritious, local beer called utshwala is much beloved by the Zulu people, and besides mere recreational enjoyment, it also serves other functions.

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WIRE WORK BOTTLES, ZULU PEOPLE, SOUTH AFRICA

wirework bottles, zulu 1950-60

Vibrant, pulsating and alive – unique telephone wire woven designs made by Zulu men to encase glass bottles reflect one aspect of the development of a popular culture between the 1950’s and 1980’s in Southern Africa.

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