Zanele Muholi: Only Half the Picture

Zanele Muholi: Only Half the Picture

by Zanele Muholi, Sophie Perryer
     
 

Photographer and activist Zanele Muholi highlights the ruthless and often violent discrimination faced by black lesbians in South Africa. Through frank and intimate photographic portrayals—including the scars of hate crimes, the bonds between lovers, and the life lines of women living in society's margins—this compilation inspires a deeper understanding

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Overview

Photographer and activist Zanele Muholi highlights the ruthless and often violent discrimination faced by black lesbians in South Africa. Through frank and intimate photographic portrayals—including the scars of hate crimes, the bonds between lovers, and the life lines of women living in society's margins—this compilation inspires a deeper understanding of blackness, the female form, skin tones, body types, and varying sexualities in a way that is unprecedented in South Africa.

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ISBN-13:
9780620361460
Publisher:
Real African Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.63(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.40(d)

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