Just announced Tate Modern Exhibition

Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi
Ntozakhe II, Parktown 2016
Courtesy the artist and Stevenson Gallery
© Zanele Muholi

Tate Modern presents the first major retrospective of visual activist Zanele Muholi in the UK

Born in South Africa, Muholi came to prominence in the early 2000s with photographs that sought to envision black lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex lives beyond deviance or victimhood.

Muholi’s work challenges hetero-patriarchal ideologies and representations, presenting the participants in their photographs as confident and beautiful individuals bravely existing in the face of prejudice, intolerance and, frequently, violence.

While Muholi’s intimate photographs of others launched their international career, their intense self-portraits solidified it. This exhibition will present the full breadth of Muholi’s photographic and activist practice.

Exhibition organised by Tate Modern in collaboration with the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, Gropius Bau, Berlin and Bildmuseet at Umeå University

Tate Modern

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
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Dates

29 April – 18 October 2020

Booking information to be announced

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Artist

Zanele Muholi

born 1972