2014 Dec. 5: When black is so strong

… work in progress.

Zanele Muholi working with Valerie Thomas.
Where:  Belleville, Paris.
When:  Dec. 2014
What:  Having conversations with inner self allowing to be seen without shame
Why:  Because ‘races matters’ sometimes and gender is really ‘complex’
Period:  365 day series.
Currently title:  Ma-ID (2014/15)
Likely to be re-titled in Zulu language.
Camera used:  Canon 6D (50mm and 85mm) lenses on Manfrotto (K301) tripod

 
2014 Dec. 5 Muholi _ Pitch black2_6012

 

2014 Dec. 4 Muholi bowing B_ PARIS_5996

 

 

 

2014 Dec. 5 Muholi _ Ma-ID 5_6022
to be continued.

 

 

Related links

 

2014 July 17: Ack B(L)ACK aches

 

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Previous articles

 

2014 July 19: Paris post cards from Cite Des Arts

 

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2014 July 15:  “Intombi” – Photo of the day

 

 

 

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