New Year's correspondence

Scope and Content

In this pictorial letter, Musa draws an extension to a photograph of his wife and children "having fun" in front of his self-portrait Autoportrait avec les idees Noires (2003, Sarah Baartman and Josephine Baker). 44a is the source for Mail Art 44b

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

Paper with photograph 16cm x 23cm

Archivist's Note


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.