Constitution Hill, a former prison complex in Johannesburg, is today a museum and the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the highest court in the land. It is one of my favourite buildings in Johannesburg, for a variety of reasons.

My initial encounter with the building was more than a decade ago when I was a student at Artist Proof Studio, where I studied fine arts for three years and majored in printmaking. As part of the programme, lecturers

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