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  • Photographer Anthea Pokroy with some of the redheads she shot for her remarkable I collect gingers exhibition (A. Pokroy)
  • Pokroy in action during a shoot for "I collect gingers" in Johannesburg (photo: A. Pokroy)
  • Jaco Scholtz, a South African redhead, poses for Pokroy (A. Pokroy)
  • The 500 gingers photographed by Pokroy on a panel that’s part of the "I collect gingers" exhibition (A. Pokroy)
  • Pokroy pictured at the premiere of "I collect gingers" (photo: A. Pokroy)
  • Pokroy photographed elderly gingers (photo: A. Pokroy)
  • … And baby gingers … (Photo: A. Pokroy)
  • She wanted to photograph as many gingers as possible (Photo: A. Pokroy)
  • Including gingers of mixed race … (photo: A. Pokroy)

South African Artist Plots Worldwide ‘Redhead Revolution’

Darren Taylor

Published September 11, 2013

A South African artist has drafted a satirical plan for people with red hair – often called “gingers.” It involves them ruling the world as a “superior race.” Anthea Pokroy’s so-called “Ginger Manifesto” is part of her debut solo exhibition, entitled I collect gingers. It consists of hundreds of photos of redheads, shot by Pokroy over a period of two and half years. But she says it’s much more than that.


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