Zanele Muholi

Visual Activist/ Photographer, South Africa

Zanele Muholi captures the lives and love of Black lesbians in post-Apartheid South Africa and had her first solo exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery in 2004. She has worked as a community relations officer for the Forum for the Empowerment of Women, and as a photographer and reporter for Behind the Mask, an online magazine on lesbian and gay issues in Africa. Her solo exhibition Only half the Picture, travelled to the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg and the Afrovibes Festival in Amsterdam. In 2008 she had a solo show at Le Case d'Arte, Milan, and in 2009 she exhibited alongside Lucy Azubuike at the CCA Lagos, Nigeria. Ms. Muholi completed an advanced photography course at the Market Photo Workshop, South Africa, and holds an M.F.A. in documentary media from Ryerson University, Toronto.

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