Sarah ‘Saartjie’ Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”

Grigely is discussing how Western culture appropriated artifacts from the colonised world and used them as a basis for justifying the further expansion and suppression of the colonised. Here the colonised, the oppressed, is the disabled body. Continue reading “Sarah ‘Saartjie’ Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus””