About the South-african photographer, Zanele MUHOLI (b. 1972, in Umlazi)
Zanele MUHOLI is a visual activist &and photographer, co-founder of the 'Forum for the Empowerment of Women' and founder of 'Inkanyiso', a forum for queer and visual media. She has received numerous awards for her work, including France's prestigious 'Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' (2018); themICP Infinity Award for Documentary and Photojournalism (2016); the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at Carnegie International 2013; the Prince Claus Award (2013); and both the Casa África Prize for Best Photographer and the Fondation Blachère Prize at the Biennial of African Photography Les Rencontres de Bamako (2009). Zanele MUHOLI is honorary professor at the University of the Arts Bremen.