Zanele Muholi will showcase their work at the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London, which will remain on display until October 15th. Their art serves as a powerful medium to advocate for human rights and combat violence against minorities in Africa.
Zanele Muholi, a South African photographer and filmmaker, advocates for the LGBTQIA+ community globally. Born in 1972, Muholi co-founded the Forum for the Empowerment of Women and trained at the Market Photo Workshop. Muholi’s art explores the experiences of LGBTQI+ communities and Black South African women, addressing violence and identity through various mediums like portraits, photographs, calligraphy, installations, paintings, and sculptures, breaking traditional norms.
1-54, founded in 2013, is the leading international exposition for modern African art, showcasing galleries, artist dialogues, and panel discussions across London, New York, and Marrakech.
Source: 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair.