EarthSongs - Thulamela


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Paul Weinberg

EarthSongs - Prophetess Nontetha Nkwenkwe

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Frame White box frame
Medium Digital Archival print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag
Height (cm) 88
Width (cm) 63
Artist Paul Weinberg
Year Created 2021
  • Prophetess Nontetha Nkwenkwe, an inyanga (herbalist) who survived the devastating flu epidemic of 1918, turned the event into a personal mission. As a seer, diviner, a Christian and ultimately a prophet, she was interned at a mental institution Fort Beaufort in 1922, Old Mental Asylum, Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape.




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