Only half the picture

Zanele Muholi


Only half the picture


Published to coincide with Zanele Muholi's solo exhibition at Michael Stevenson, this book features more than 50 photographs dating from 2002 to 2006. A prominent activist, Muholi confronts the notion that lesbian practices are alien to African cultures, and offers a radical break from stereotypical narratives about black female sexualities. The book features an essay by academic Pumla Dineo Gqola, and reprints of newspaper articles in response to Muholi's groundbreaking work.

Published by Michael Stevenson/STE | 2006
Semi-hardcover, 96 pages | ISBN 0-620361-46-8 | Unavailable
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