Cape Town. Racial segregation was strictly enforced.
Green Point, Cape Town, 1977; a residential suburb close to the city centre. The effect of apartheid was to engender feelings of indifference across the colour line.
District Six, a mixed race part of Cape Town, was reclassified as a white area, most building destroyed and residents evicted.
A man stands by the remains of his favourite cinema in District Six.
Homeless Women, Cape Town
Homeless couple, Cape Town.
Homeless man, Cape Town.
Woman collapses after drinking methylated spirits. Sea Point, 1976
Farm worker's child, the Karoo
Farm worker and children, the Karoo
Afrikaans couple going to church on Sunday, Stellenbosch
Many white children were cared for by their black nannies.
Sea Point Beach - a 'whites only' segregregated beach.
Khalifah performance, symbolic of the power of flesh over steel through faith.
Watching parade from dog toilet, Sea Point
Woman at home. Western Cape, 1976
Man at home, Clanwilliam. The can of Doom insecticide above his head adds a visual element of dark prophecy in a country at the crossroads of its history.
Crossroads shanty town near Cape Town was built illegally when black city workers were prohibited from living with their dependants. People were determined not to be separated from their families
Woman in her shanty at Crossroads. Black families faced the constant threat of eviction and demolition of their homes for living as family units near cities
Woman with her husband, a stroke patient. Manenberg 1976.
Cape Town's Grand Parade, 1975
An Idi Amin look-alike, adorned with fake medals, takes part in a parade. The brutal Ugandan dictator was often mocked and cited as a justification for white rule
Police patrol the streets of Cape Town.
A policeman jumps out of his van and chases a man selected at random.
Woman being arrested, Cape Town 1976.
Father and daughter. Manenberg, 1975
Family group, Manenberg.
Woman sick in bed in her makeshift room, a garage. She faced eviction for living in a white area while not working as a servant.
Family heading to a wedding.
Stroke sufferer and his wife, shortly he fell ill. Manenberg, 1977.