This virtual exhibition was compiled by the South African History Archive as part of the Shifty September celebrations in 2014. Based on the physical exhibition of the same name, the exhibition draws on materials within various archival collections at SAHA.
Exhibition concept and script - Catherine Kennedy (drawing heavily on archival documents written by Lloyd Ross and other Shifty characters, as well as news coverage written by various print journalists who covered the Shifty storyover the years, including Charles Leonard, Theunis Engelbrecht, Andew Donaldson, Mark Le Chat, Christelle Botes, Judy Friedberg, Peter Dennehy, Chris du Plessis, Peter Stewart, Gordon Engelbrecht, Billy Suter, Glynis O'Hara, Juanita van Rensburg, Rob Woodburn, Peter Feldman, Steve Gordon, Jeremy Thomas, Sue Valentine, Darryl Accone, Alf James, M A Farguharson, Bibi Voltman, Phillippa Breytenbach, Marguerite Robinson, Karen Rutter, Ivor Powell, Sue Carroll, Shaun de Waal, Andrea Venassa, Richard Haslop, Dave Durbach.)
Exhibition design - Catherine Kennedy and Vaughn Sadie
Exhibition production, printing and installation - Vaughn Sadie, SOHO Design
Archival support - Debora Matthews, Nonhlanhla Ngwenya and Andisiwe Gcali
Exhibition sound collage - Compiled and mixed by Victoria Hume, drawing on interviews conducted by Michael Drewett with Gary Herselman, Carl Raubenheimer, Warrick Sony, Mac Mackenzie, Jennifer Ferguson, Willem Moller, Mzwakhe Mbuli, Koos Kombuis, Lloyd Ross, Simba Morri, Matthew van der Want, Roger Lucey, Chris Letcher, Brendan Jury. Music by Sankomota, The Genuines, Bernoldus Niemand, The Kerels, Koos Kombuis, Mzwakhe Mbuli, Kalahari Surfers, The Cherry Faced Lurchers, Gereformeerde Blues Band, Tananas, Robin Auld, Urban Creep, Jennifer Ferguson, van der Want/Letcher, Joburg City Stars, Vusi Mahlasela, James Phillips.
The development of both the physical and the virtual exhibitions were funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies and the National Arts Council of South Africa.
The design and printing of the Shifty Records exhibition catalogue was funded by Business and Arts South Africa.