Artist

Zanele Muholi

Born in Umlazi, Durban, 1972 and lives in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town

Zanele Muholi is a South African artist and visual activist working in photography, video, and installation. Muholi’s work focuses on race, gender and sexuality with a body of work looking at black lesbian, gay, transgender, and intersex individuals.
Muholi was shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize in 2015. They received an Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography in 2016, a Chevalier de Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2016, and an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society in 2018.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Zanele Muholi
Gropius Bau host the first major exhibition of South Africa artist Zanele Muholi, a photographer who...
26 Nov 2021 - 13 Mar 2022
Gropius Bau
Berlin
Exhibitions
Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art
The exhibition highlights artists whose works embody the possibilities and complexities of our contemporary moment, showcasing a wide range of practices and thematics, including abstraction, representation, politics, spirituality, and race. Collapsing national borders, the artists in the exhibition ally with power, representing a kaleidoscope of voices that declare their authority.
07 Nov 2021 - 06 Feb 2022
Pérez Art Museum Miami – PAMM
Miami
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