Zanele Muholi


Haunting Photos Depict the Hardships of Global Labor

The 'Labor & Materials' multimedia exhibition incriminates our growing reliance on computers and technology.


The Photographer Challenging the Idea That Being Queer Is 'Un-African'

Zanele Muholi is the firebrand visual activist who wants to shake up your preconceptions around identity. Her new show "Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness" is a radical examination of gender, race, and sexuality.


Portraits of South Africa's Lesbian Community

Zanele Muholi's portraits use firsthand accounts to document the experience of living in a country that constitutionally protects the rights of LGBTI people, but often fails to defend them from targeted violence.


3 Photographers Open Windows into 6 African Cities

Works from Nigerian artist Akinbode Akinbiyi, Malian artist Seydou Camara, and Ivorian artist Ananias Léki Dago take center stage at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Intimate 'Storylines' Go on Display at the Guggenheim

The museum’s summer show tracks identity in the age of social media—and beyond.