Crucifixion with African labour

Scope and Content

Mail Art. One of the largest envelopes combines a conventional Crucifix representation of crucified Jesus Christ with a collaged mask face and surrounded by stamps that depict 'African labour' - workers and their work.

Access Information

Collection currently on display in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until 23rd March 2019.

Restrictions Apply

Acquisition Information

The donation was made to SOAS Library in June 2018 by Elsbeth Court, an academic who teaches African Art on the IFCELS course at SOAS, with the support and agreement of the artist Hassan Musa.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

brown paper envelope 16cm x 22.5cm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright in the artwork of Hassan Musa assigned to SOAS by the artist, 2018. Copyrights persist in other images and texts. The user is advised to investigate copyrights before making any re-use of this material.