2014 July 17: Ack B(L)ACK aches

Self portraits

© Zanele Muholi
Where:  My bedroom/ studio @ Cite Des Arts in Paris
Camera used: Canon 60D with zoom lens EF-S 28 – 135mm lens (gold)
on Manfrotto MKC3-H01
No artificial light.

2014 July 17 Muholi in Black sm_554719h47


fifiyela sm_554019h44


2014 July 17 Muholi in Black sm_554319h45
two days before my birthday


on zamumania20h05
18/07/2014… mourning all the innocent lives lost that morning


still mourning521h13
… on zamumania
tackling – ‘racism’ through art -activism


Am indebted to Valerie Thomas, Laurence Prat and Cynthia Caubisens for bringing some of the important political issues to my attention…




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