Umkwetha Livumile i, 2015
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Abakweta

This series is about rites of passage. Young men in the Xhosa tribes of the Eastern Cape leave their families for several weeks, marking their transition from boyhood to manhood. They are known as initiates (Abakweta) and undergo ritual circumcision, a period of isolation in preparation for their adulthood. In 2015 Buckland encountered a family...
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Block A, Jacob’s Men’s Hostel

Jacobs Men’s Hostel is commonly believed to be the oldest remaining hostel in Durban. Since the first Togt barracks were completed in 1876, hostels have been a fact of life in the city. The original purpose, during the Apartheid era, was to confine workers to specific areas within Durban and to discourage the permanent settlement of Africans in...
LOCATION, Block A Thokoza Womens Hostel KZNSA Gallery, 2011,
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Block A, Thokoza Women’s Hostel 2011

Buckland has exhibited this installation at the Candiani Cultural Centre, Italy; Durban Art Gallery; KZNSA Art Gallery, Durban;  The Annex, IZIKO National Gallery, Cape Town; Art Gallery, North West University, Potchefstroom and Pretoria Art Museum, Tshwane. BLOCK A, THOKOZA WOMEN’S HOSTEL is the sister version of a previous work completed...
BUILDING exhibition, David Krut Projects Gallery, Jbg 2007 01
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Building

In 2006 Buckland exhibited images of the building of the Constitutional Court of South Africa together with portraits of ‘unsung’ heroes from construction sites in two remote areas – Shayamoya in Kokstad and Somkhele in Matubatuba. Most of the images from the BUILDING exhibition are selected images from her contribution to ‘Light on a Hill:...