Photos by Miles Rutendo Tanhira, Mutsa Honnor and Zanele Muholi
Details about the book are:
Previous launches were in Ulm, Germany, Johannesburg, New York, Paris.
The links are:
About Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi is a visual activist and was born in Umlazi, Durban, and lives in Johannesburg.
Muholi co-founded the Forum for Empowerment of Women (FEW) in 2002.
In 2009, founded Inkanyiso (www.inkanyiso.org) queer & visual (activists) media.
Muholi mission is to re-write a black queer and trans visual history of South Africa for the world to know of our resistance and existence at the height of hate crimes in SA and beyond.
Muholi continues to train and co-facilitates photography workshops to young women in the townships.
Muholi is working on many community projects where women are empowered to become photographers.
One of them is:
2014 July 16: Through the eyes of young women photographers
She studied Advanced photography at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown, Johannesburg.
In 2007 – 2009 studied MFA: Documentary Media at Ryerson University, Toronto.
She has won numerous awards including the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International; a Prince Claus Award (2013); the Index on Censorship – Freedom of Expression Art award (2013); theCasa Africa award for best female photographer and a Fondation Blachère award at Les Rencontres de Bamako biennial of African photography (2009).
Part of Faces and Phases series was shown at Documenta 13; the South African Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, Imaginary Fact: South African art and the archive; and the 29th São Paulo Biennale; a book of the series published by Steidl Press will be launched in Ulm, Germany in Sept. 2014.
- Faces and Phases (2006 – 2014)
- Zanele Muholi: African Women Photographers #1 (2011)
- Faces and Phases (2010)
- Only half the picture (2006)