Lee Mokobe Seed Awards recipient

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Themes

  • Racial justice
  • Indigenous rights
  • Gender equality
  • Sexual/queer expression
  • Reexamining history

Disciplines

  • Photography
  • Artistic Research
  • Film
  • Performance

Country

  • South Africa
Lee Mokobe is a South African multimedia artist. They have a bachelor’s degree in Motion Picture and are the youngest TED Fellow, 6x TED Speaker, 3x writer/contributor and Brave New Voices Champion in 2015. Mokobe is the founder of Vocal Revolutionaries, a nonprofit that teaches digital media and social justice to township youth, creating the world’s next leaders and artists. Their work is focused on anthropological research and queer African stories.
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