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Zanele Muholi        

Visual Artist, Photographer, Co-Director of "Difficult Love"

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.

In 2010, Muholi co-directed their documentary "Difficult Love", which was commissioned by SABC. In 2013, Muholi co-directed a documentary called "We Live in Fear", released by Human Rights Watch.


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