Tate Modern Talk

Artist Talk: Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi, ‘Somnyama IV, Oslo’ 2015
Zanele Muholi, Somnyama IV, Oslo 2015. Tate. © Zanele Muholi

Discover the influential photographic and activist practice of Zanele Muholi

An exciting opportunity to hear from visual activist and artist Zanele Muholi on their work in challenging the hetero-patriarchal ideologies and representations.

This talk opens the programme for Tate Modern’s first major mid-career survey of visual activist Zanele Muholi in the UK. Their work aims to centre black lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex lives beyond the narratives of victimhood.

There will also be an opportunity for audience questions.


Zanele Muholi HonFRPS (born 19 July 1972) 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.

Tate Modern

Starr Cinema

London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

29 April 2020 at 18.30–20.00

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