Photographer Zanele Muholi on Fighting Homophobic Violence With Portraiture
September 17, 2015
© ZANELE MUHOLI/COURTESY STEVENSON CAPE TOWN/JOHANNESBURG AND YANCEY RICHARDSON, NEW YORK
"Lumka Stemela, Nyanga East, Cape Town, 2011." Muholi's portraits of participants in her ongoing "Faces and Phases" project form part of her "Isibonelo/Evidence" exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. One of her goals, she says, is "disorganizing the mindset of the homophobe."