France, June 16 -- Thirty years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, the cultural resistance artists waged against white minority rule continues to inspire new generations of creators.

"Nelson Mandela himself always said that the struggle against apartheidwas a collective effort,"Tshepo Moloi, history lecturer at the University of Johannesburg, told RFI.

"People who were not in leadership had a great role too: the labourers, the workers and the cultural activists- people who sang, poets, painters, sculptors," said Moloi, a specialist on the liberation struggle.

"They played an important role for the international community to know what was happening in South Africa."

Thirty years after the long fight led South Africans to freedom...