Visual Activism

Zanele Muholi WILL rock your arty-activist world!

Nosi
Nosi "Ginga" Marumo, 2009

Artist Zanele Muholi calls her photographs "visual activism", and we here at the GP couldn't agree more.

Muholi came to photography through her activism in LGBTQI communities. She has photographed herself, her friends, lovers, and family all in an effort to make South Africa's various queer communities visible. By doing so, she hopes to give everyone a political stake in the visibility and quality of life in such communities. Oh yeah, and in the process, she's gained accolades from so many who find her blend of art and politics remarkable. And OMG, she's here in Austin. Here are the goods:
Thursday (That's today! EEP!), 5pm
1.102 (that's a room number) in the Art Building on UT's campus at 23rd & San Jacinto.

It's F-R-E-E (assuming you ride your bike or park far enough away so you don't have to pay, yo).

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Art, Zanele Muholi, South Africa, LGBTQI Africa, Photography, Activism, Black Lesbian, University of Texas

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