Indefinite Delay

Prisoner in the GardenThe Last Days of Nelson Mandela. New Statesman10 October 2013. Cover Story.

…Caught off-guard in someone else’s charade, resisting it, indignant, defiant – the image captures something of Mandela’s ubiquity and distance, the hypervisibility but simultaneous opacity of the man. And just as his passing is not fitting any of the pre-rehearsed scripts, so his words, preserved in the world memory of the internet, point towards some other, different calculus of the political and personal that has already passed away – a language that is anachronistic, delayed, unsettlingly late…

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i was born 24 february 1980 in johannesburg i found myself in a situation
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