2014 Jan. 3: Muholi named as one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2013

2014 Jan. 3:   Muholi named as one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2013

Muholi has done it again on Foreign Policy’s list this time.
In July 2013 was listed amongst City Press’ 100 World Class South Africans

In 2013 only, she won the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She was also honoured with a prestigious Prince Claus Award, which was presented in Amsterdam on 11 December.

In Nov.
Received Feather Award – Feather of the Year, Johannesburg

In Oct.  was made Honorary Professor of the University of the Arts/Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany.

In Aug. 
Won Mbokodo Award – Creative photography, Johannesburg.

In July
Won Campaigner of the Year, Glamour magazine, Johannesburg.

In Mar.
Won Index on Censorship – Freedom of Expression art award, London.

Click here to view and read about all the 2013 recipients.



• Damian Evans, Founding Director, the University of Sydney’s Robert Christie Research
Centre in Siem Reap, Cambodia; Steve Elkins and Bill Benenson, Filmmakers
• Francois Englehart, 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate and Professor at the Université libre de
Bruxelles; Peter Higgs, 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate and Professor at the University of
Edinburg; Fabiola Gianotti, Particle Physicist and Former Spokesperson of the ATLAS
experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN
• Chris Hadfield, Former Commander of the International Space Station
• Paul Salopek, Journalist
• Bassem Youssef, Host, El Bernameg
• Joshua Oppenheimer, Filmmaker
• Richard Mosse, Photographer
Zanele Muholi, Photographer
• George Packer, Journalist
• Thomas Friedman, Journalist
• Mars Rover Team: Dave Lavery, Michael Meyer, Jim Erickson, Peter Theisinger.
Richard Cook, John Grotzinger.

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4 Responses to 2014 Jan. 3: Muholi named as one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2013

  1. Penny says:

    Im Super Proud of you Muholi, unguMuholi ngempela as in You are a Leader uyasihola 🙂

  2. Charmain Carrol says:

    Sisonke baba !
    All the hard work and sometimes paranoir is paying off.

  3. Neo Ntsoma says:

    Way to go! All the hard work paid off. Congratulations!

  4. Leptie haute couture says:

    You’ve always been destined for great things.. Your hard work is paying of!!! Super hounered to have work with you..

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