AUTHOR: Njabulo S Ndebele
PUBLISHER: Opening address to the Zapiro exhibition at the Jewish Museum
DATE: 14 July 2011

DESCRIPTION: Nelson Mandela is the compass that unwaveringly points in the direction of the freedom, prosperity, dignity, honour, integrity, and happiness that we desire. I like to think that the characteristic aptness with which Jonathan captured this relationship is visible even in the derivation of “Zapiro” from “Shapiro” which sounds cartoonishly just right!

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