21 November 2010-21 November 2011. This exhibition displays a diverse range of translations, including the works of copyist, which have been made from and of the landscape since 1850 and throughout the 20th century. These translations consist of rock art copies, which transform the original paintings or engravings into recomposed images of the copy.

On display is a collection of large scale copies created by the Leo Frobenius, who explored South Africa with a group of artists and ethnographers around 1930. Furthermore, this exhibition showcases copies by George Stow, Helen Tongue, Dorothea Bleek, and Charles Schunke as well as insights of contemporary scholars, historical and contemporary photographs, and translations of San texts and stories.

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Address Iziko South African Museum. 25 Queen Victoria Street, Gardens, Cape Town, tel. +27 (0) 21 4813800. Daily 10.00-17.00.

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Made in Translation-Images from and of the Landscape

Iziko South African Museum. 25 Queen Victoria Street, Gardens, Cape Town, tel. +27 (0) 21 4813800. Daily 10.00-17.00.