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John Peffer

February - June 2013

John Peffer is a specialist in modern African art and photography and Associate Professor of Art History at Ramapo College. He is the author of Art and the End of Apartheid (2009) and co-editor of Photography and Portraiture in Africa (forthcoming). His current book project, Colored Photographs and White Weddings: A Study of Reception in South Africa, examines the vernacular uses of photography in South Africa with special emphasis on hand-colored wedding photographs in Soweto from the 1950s.

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