Born 1957. Studied graphic design. Freelance illustrator 1982-1986. Joined current institution 1987. Field of expertise: history of design; advertising design.

Utopian Figuration on South African Paper Currency: The Big Five as Signifiers of Identity in a Community Aspiring to Nationhood

The paper examines the rhetorical signification of animal imagery on South African banknotes as they engage with narratives of multiplicity, perfectability, hierarchy and transformation in the construction of nationhood.

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