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The Father's Sins: A conversation through art about the 'Border Wars', Angola, the 32 Battallion and violence

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After his father died, photographer Jansen van Staden found a letter his father wrote to his therapist detailing acts he committed while deployed to the South African border.
Through photography van Staden’s photobook Microlight then tries to question nationalism and intergenerational trauma while unravelling the mystery of his father. (Photo: Jansen van Staden/ Supplied)
After his father died, photographer Jansen van Staden found a letter his father wrote to his therapist detailing acts he committed while deployed to the South African border. Through photography van Staden’s photobook Microlight then tries to question nationalism and intergenerational trauma while unravelling the mystery of his father. (Photo: Jansen van Staden/ Supplied)

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