How do you honour, in one space, more than four centuries of men and women who fought colonialism, segregation and apartheid? See for yourself at the "Long March To Freedom", a project based in Fountains Valley recreation resort in Pretoria. This sculpture park is home to 100 life-size bronze statues (there will eventually be 400 artworks), most sculpted mid-step, walking toward a symbolic democracy. Produced by a host of well-known sculptors, the procession starts in the 1600s with Autshumato, the first political prisoner sent to Robben Island for defying a European power. From there, meander through SA’s past, meeting legendary chiefs, missionaries, writers, sportsmen, revolutionaries and trade unionists. Finally, you’ll reach Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu, at the dawn of SA’s democracy. It’s hard to pick a standout statue. But look out for AB Xuma, who was the first black medical doctor in SA, ANC founder Sol Plaatje, riding his bicycle through the crowd, typewri...

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