n De Arte - Unsettled / unsettling images : issues of identity in the work of South African artists in New Zealand : research
|Article Title||Unsettled / unsettling images : issues of identity in the work of South African artists in New Zealand : research|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Author||Elizabeth Rankin and Martene Mentis|
|Publication Date||Apr 2005|
|Pages||46 - 54|
Postcolonial scholarship has come to acknowledge that the binary opposition of coloniser and colonised fails to take account of the ambivalent position of the settler, who is neither imperial oppressor nor indigenous oppressed. In South Africa the position was further complicated by the aberrant amalgam of the characteristics of a colony of occupation with those of a colony of settlement, almost from the outset of European occupation.
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