The Nordic Africa Institute

Ann Andrén's Private Collection

History

Active in the Swedish anti-apartheid movement during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, mainly as a photographer. She worked as information secretary for AGS for a year in the eighties. Made ten trips in Southern Africa between 1983-2003, mainly photographing and interviewing.

She made several trips to Bushmen rock-paintings and engravings in Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Lately, she even visited the Bushmen Kung SAN in the Kalahari. She also conducted interviews with Winnie Mandela in 1983, with people at SOMAFCO in 1987 and with the managing secretary of ISAC, Lars Hult.

Contents

Photos from South Africa 1983: Soweto, Brandfort and Johannesburg, Black Sash and Winnie Mandela. Many photos from demonstrations, concerts for ANC, seminars and other arrangements against apartheid in Sweden, including Mandela’s visit to Sweden 1990.

Address

The Africa Groups of Sweden [Afrikagrupperna]
Tegelviksgatan 40
SE-116 41 Stockholm
Sweden

Extent:

Unknown.

Country:

Sweden

Period:

1970-2003

Keywords:

Ann Andrén Africa Groups of Sweden AGS Afrikagrupperna Solidarity movement anti-apartheid movement Sweden Namibia South Africa Zimbabwe Tanzania Bushmen South Africa Winnie Mandela demonstrations ANC SOMAFCO Isolate South Africa Committee ISAC Isolera Sydafrika Kommitteen ISAK Lars Hult History