Alinka Echeverria aims to counter the depiction of the African continent and its inhabitants as embodying “otherness”, through a process of collaboration with her subjects which demands the viewer see the individual behind the story. Anthem is from a 2011 series which following the build-up to independence in The Republic Of South Sudan.
Anthem, 2011. From the series Becoming South Sudan – Chapter One. C-type print on archival photographic paper, mounted on archival museum board in hand stained hardwood frame. 76.2cm x 76.2cm.