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2018 Oct. 25: Somnyama Ngonyama

To name ourselves rather than be named, we must first see ourselves – Lorraine O’grady When thinking portraiture, Somnyama Ngonyama is a persistent point of reference. When questioning notions of self-identification, I refer back to this haunting work as though … Continue reading

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2015 Dec. 8: Cultural exchange from Johannesburg to Sardinia

by Lerato Dumse After spending nearly a week in Durban attending a conference with Feminists, Artists, Academics and Activists. On November 30 2015, collaborators and friends, Lindeka Qampi and Zanele Muholi, made their way to Italy. They are participating in … Continue reading

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2015 May 6: Snow Black and the Huntsman – Musings on the work of Zanele Muholi

by Liona Nyariri  Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence Brooklyn Museum, New York 1 May – 1 November 2015 I’m standing on the gallery floor at the Brooklyn Museum, looking down into a transparent glass coffin that lies at my feet. Inside the … Continue reading

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2014 May 7: I don’t like being identified in terms and definitions

by Lebo Ntladi   My name is Kelebogile Ntladi, but I prefer to be called Lebo. I am a photographer and visual artist and I was born in Mofolo North, in Soweto in 1987. I live with both my parents, … Continue reading

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2014 May 2: ‘Within our chaos and contradictions…”

Text by Smanga Shange © Photos by Zanele Muholi (02 May 2014)   What: Full Moon Where:  Joburg Theatre till 11th May 2014 ‘The best part was the last act, specifically when there was a war between a man and … Continue reading

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2014 April 1: This is not April fool but our reality

  … A photo of the day by Zanele Muholi, featuring Maureen Velile Majola rehearsing ‘Sifela i Ayikho’ to be performed at Constanza Macras STUDIO 44, BERLIN on Sat. , 5th April 2014. More photos to be added later…

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2014 Jan. 29: Photos from exhibition opening at Wits Art Museum (WAM)

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Portfolio #1/2014 A photo album by Nqobile Zungu A BIG THANK YOU! Wednesday the 29th of January 2014 history was made at Wits Arts Museum (WAM) when the  queer & trans Art-iculations collaborative art for social change exhibition opened. What … Continue reading

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