Tag Archives: Race

2015 Oct. 9: Muholi presents at the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lerato and Constanza McKinstry A total 360º is the best way to describe the change of weather that awaited Zanele Muholi and I when we arrived in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA). Unlike the windy … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 10: Fulfilling a wish

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Muholi Zanele I think black South Africans (maybe even other races) might agree with me that watching African American church services on TV or in movies makes one wish to attend. Their pastor’s sermons … Continue reading

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2015 June 5: Yithi Laba delegates on Constitution Hill tour

Text by Tinashe Wakapila Photos by Lindeka Qampi/ Inkanyiso Despite the fact that the place was a prison, race was a key factor that led to a lot of mistreatment and human dignity strip down due to the form of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 11: The Artivist and the Doctor

… extracted from ZaVa series (2014) Camera used: Canon 6D on tripod Related links: http://stevenson.info/exhibitions/muholi/index2014.html         2012, is when we met in Paris… 2 years later feels like 20 years in a lesbian relationship is still ok. We’ve … Continue reading

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2014 June 25: I consider myself beautiful not handsome…

    My name is Mamello but am also known as Meme Motaung. Mamello is a South Sotho name meaning perseverance. I was named Mamello by my grandmother and I do not know the reasons behind my name. I am a young proud black lesbian and I … Continue reading

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2014 March 8: Photos from Brown Bois Retreat in Oakland, CALIFORNIA

Photos by Zanele Muholi Where: Oakland, CA With:  Valerie Thomas and Selaelo ‘Sly’ Mannya What: Brown Bois Retreat Link to: Brown Boi Project Topic: How to increase Personal Communication Skills chaired by Mervyn Marcano   My Masculinity Is…   Name Quote … Continue reading

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