Zanele Muholi South Africa

Zanele Muholi (1972, Umlazi) is a photographer and visual activist who affirms and celebrates the multiplicity of human identity and sexuality. Representing the black female body in an honest and compelling way, her intimate portrayal of lesbian love reveals beauty and tenderness, and asserts the joy of close relationships with radical and liberating energy.

Report from the 2013 Prince Claus Awards Committee here.