Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi: The task of mourning

South African artist Zanele Muholi’s two shows come from different directions at the central issue: the (im)possibility of the task of mourning.

Zanele Muholi: ‘We live in fear’

To mark 16 Days of Activism, Human Rights Watch has released a documentary about the work of LGBTI activist and award-winning artist Zanele Muholi.

Venice Biennale 2013: An imperfect past ?and its impact on the present

SA's exhibition at this year's Venice Biennale includes works by a radically diverse group of artists - but it does not reflect an all-defining view.

SA activist wins international Freedom of Expression award

Zanele Muholi has won the Freedom of Expression Index award over punk group Pussy Riot, filmmaker Haifaa al Mansour and cartoonist Aseem Trivedi.

2012: More than just The Spear

2012 was a year where art made headlines. But there was more to the art world than the hype around Brett Murray's controversial work.

Zanele Muholi: Love in a brutalised world

Zanele Muholi's images of the lesbian, transgender and gay community have been chosen for a prestigious exhibition.

Paris, passion and curiosity

African photographers were well represented at the showcase in Paris due to the drive of one collector.Natalie Dixon

From the outside, looking in

Zanele Muholi speaks about her documentary <i>Difficult Love</i>, and allowing "outsiders" to examine her life as a black lesbian in South Africa.

Through a racial lens, life is a beautiful mess

A new exhibition of South African photography in London documents both the disappointments of the post-Mandela era and the hopes of the 'born frees'.

Seen is believing in the art world

A number of young South African artists, including the prodigy Nicholas Hlobo, are making waves in the international art world.

From sushi to sausage: Kunene gets a lashing

Flashy businessman Kenny Kunene is in for another lashing -- this time from artist Zanele Muholi, taking the mickey out of his sushi-serving models.

Art controversies of 2010

A round-up of the year's most controversial art stories, including unfinished elephants and the lesbians loathed by Lulu.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it