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A quarterly gazette produced by Chimurenga, a pan African platform of writing, art and politics founded by Ntone Edjabe.; The 2005 "lost issue" of The Chronic focuses on graphic stories; comic journalism. Blending illustrations, photography, written analysis, infographics, interviews, letters and more, visual narratives speak of everyday complexities in the Africa in which we live. Contributions by Binyavanga Wainaina, Native Maqari, Biyi Bandele, Dudumalingani Mqombothi, Buntu Fihla, Victor Gama, Willem Boshoff, Lesego Rampolokeng, Paula Akugizibwe, Kangsen Wakai, Vincent Plisson, and many others." –From the publisher. Includes black and white insert of Hei Voetsek!, a lost issue of the magazine produced by Zebulon Dread, and is supplemented with Chronic Books, No. 004, which includes reviews, interviews, essays, and artwork.
Cape Town, South Africa
v. : ill.
Folded BooksSaddle stitching
The collection has "Hei Voetsek! The lost issue, circa 2005," and the Chronic Books, No. 004 supplement.
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The original object was photographed with a NIKON D810 digital camera at 300 ppi as a camera raw file (NEF). The NEF file was converted first to a digital negative file (DNG) before final conversion to the TIFF format in Adobe Photoshop.