Sabelo Mlangeni's solo exhibition Isivumelwano: An Agreement opened at the Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg, on 14 May 2013. He has work on The Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life at the International Center of Photography in New York (14 September 2012 - 6 January 2013), travelling to the Haus der Kunst, Munich (15 February - 26 May 2013).
Exhibitions / Works
- Black Men in Dress and Iimbali (Johannesburg, 19 January - 24 February 2012)
- Ghost Towns (2009-2011)
- At Home (2004-2009)
- Country Girls (2003-2009)
- Men Only/At Home (Johannesburg, 23 March - 30 April 2010)
- Men Only (2009)
- Invisible Women (2007)
- Country Girls reviewed at Iceberg Projects, Chicago (Hyperallergic, 15 November 2012)
Sabelo Mlangeni was born in Driefontein near Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga. In 2001 he moved to Johannesburg where he joined the Market Photo Workshop, graduating in 2004. His first solo show, Invisible Women, took place at Warren Siebrits, Johannesburg (2007). He won the Tollman Award for the Visual Arts in 2009. Important group exhibitions include the Liverpool Biennial exhibition The Unexpected Guest (2012); the 9th Rencontres de Bamako African Photography Biennal in Mali (2011); the Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria (2011); Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African photography at the V&A Museum, London (2011); and I am not afraid: The Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg, Johannesburg Art Gallery (2010).