Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi was born in Umlazi, Durban, and studied photography at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown, Johannesburg, in 2003. She has received numerous awards including the 2013 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award, the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International, and a Prince Claus Award. Muholi’s work has been shown at the 55th Venice Biennale, Documenta 13, the 29th São Paulo Biennial, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Les Rencontres de Bamako, and at institutions including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Huis Marseille, Amsterdam; Schwules Museum, Berlin; and The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm and New York.