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Art as Archive Queer Activism and contemporary South African

Art as Archive Queer Activism and contemporary South African


Going South: Queer Cartographies in Post-Apartheid South Africa

The art of Zanele Muholi Bester 4 Mayotte 2015 by legacybros

Faces & Phases at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art in Cape Town. queer art exhibits south africa

Tate Britain's 2017 exhibition, Queer British Art (1861-1967) looked through a queer lens at a hundred years of art made prior to the partial ...

Zanele Muholi Confronts Hate, Rewrites Queer History


Arts by South African, Loyiso Mkize

Zanele Muholi

'Blitz Maaneveld', David Goldblatt, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Goodman Gallery. In 2011, Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African ...

Zanele Muholi's Somnyama Ngonyama – Hail the Dark Lioness

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The first issue explores the evolution of grassroots LGBT archives, debates over queer migrations, nationalism and the institutionalization of LGBT memory, ...

O ativismo gay de Zanele Muholi - Afreaka | Zanele Muholi | Pinterest | Gay and Photography

Sthembile, Cape Town Zanele Muholi. South African ArtPhotography ...

A colorful painting of many people sitting on the grass.

Zanele Muholi, South Africa's most acclaimed queer photographer, has been knighted by France for her groundbreaking work.

Including an Archive of African LGBTIQGNC


Queer Africa 2: New Stories

Zanele Muhli Black South African LGBT Art, Black Contemporary Artists, Black Female Photographers

Hope (by Cameron Platter, South African artist) · South African ArtistsPlatterContemporary ArtContemporary Artwork

Faces and Phases: Portraits from South Africa's Lesbian Community

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Women students have been at the forefront of South African university protests. EPA/Nic Bothma

Assembling the Night

Anne Louis Girodet - Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Belley - 1797

Zanele Muholi selected by Renée Mussai — Firecracker

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Queer women are shaping Chicago's Black Lives Matter movement



“Our” Queer Art

The Stonewall Inn in the gay village of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots, the cradle of the modern LGBT rights movement.

Zanele Muholi

Portraitist/Activist Talks About Her Transgender Art

South African Art - Contempory Art from South Africa..Cecil Skotnes

By Paul Fromm

“Our” Queer Art

Biographical information

On Fire (Exchange Program)

Periodicals from the archives of the GLBT Historical Society.

Rodrigo Moreira (Visual Art)

THINGS: a queer legacy of graphic art and play

Zanele Muholi

'Martin Machapa' (from the series Beulahs), 2010. © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

The oldest existing colonial building in South Africa, the Castle of Good Hope, will next month host one of the most progressive performance art duos in the ...

The South African Art Times: SA's leading visual arts publication | May 2015 | Free | Read daily news on

... Zanele Muhli Black South African LGBT Art, Black Contemporary Artists, Black Female Photographers


Koloane's artworks have always been in conjunction with his social activism and many of his works reflect South Africa's turbulent history.

The GSA to show acclaimed exhibition of work by South African visual activist, Zanele Muholi | The Glasgow School of Art Media Centre

The African Design Museum exhibition will run from 24 October till 3 November during which the 2013 Southern Guild Design Foundation Awards (SGDF)

... exhibition comprising objects from GALA's Archive (Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action) that speak to the long history of Queer activism in South Africa.

Deirdre Logue introduces the Vtape archives to Zohar Freeman and Alisha Krishna.


Call for Submissions (Poetry, Prose, Photography): Walking the Tight Rope: An African LGBTI Anthology


A History of Official Government HIV/AIDS Policy in South Africa | South African History Online


Steve Biko

Jane DeBevoise (left) and Claire Hsu at the Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong. Photo: Bruce Yan

Zachary Frater

Geoff Chadsey (Visual Arts)

The exhibition explores key campaigns: the Immorality Amendment Act of 1969, The Marriage Campaign, HIV/Aids Activism, Pride Marches and the movements ...

South Africa: Bongi. Burundi: Flavia

Muholi's beautiful portraits have the power of a visual statement and also constitute the archive of a virtually invisible community.

About the concept of queerness in the African context - Queer (In-)Visibilities in the art of Africa and beyond - Wikis der Freien Universität Berlin

'Lesego, Miriam Makeba Street, Newtown, Johannesburg', Nonsikelelo Veleko, 2007. Courtesy of the artist and Goodman Gallery

In the Jamestown Prison Erasure Images (2010), Harris presents moments of decollage in photographs that document the found remnants of deteriorating wall ...

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Cidade Queer // Queer City

Queer Disruptions: A Conference on Gender & Sexuality convenes scholars, activists and artists from the U.S. and abroad to explore the ways that queer ...

Keynote Panel

Tianzhuo Chen, ADAHA, documentation de performance, 2014, Artist and Bank Gallery, Shanghai. Photo: Yan Zhuang.

22 Stunning Queer Photography Projects Showcasing LGBT Community Diversity | Autostraddle. “

John Greyson and Ailsa Craig at the Artscape Gibraltar Point community kitchen table, 2015

As theatrical sales director for the Austin, TX-based American Genre Film Archive, Bret Berg works with movie theaters across the globe to bring forgotten ...

Gay equality activist Barbara Gittings picketing Independence Hall in 1965.

The South African Pavilion will hold the exhibition Imaginary Fact: Contemporary South African Art and the Archive, to be set within the Pavilion at ...

EN372 - Queer and There: Queer Theory and the History of Sexuality in the Global Context

Geo Wyeth (Performing Arts)

AfricanahSashazanele - wedding

By Beth I'm doing some archival research for a project in North Philly and came across these images. Below, Dr. King is attending a rally at Girard College ...

Ballroom: The Trans Sounds of Black Freedom

One of the articles highlighted in #BlackLivesCDNSyllabus is “Disappearing Histories of the Black

Zanele Muholi, LGBT series, 2013, Exhibition "Sharp Sharp Johannesburg", ...

Gay Pride Day in Soweto, South Africa.

John Maybury b.1958 Derek Jarman introduced Gwinnutt to the filmmaker John Maybury: '

click to enlarge "Miss D'vine II" - ZANELE MUHOLI

Law, Labels and Justice: A Look into Cape Town's Triangle Project and South Africa's Gay Community. “

Thank you for having me here today to help launch the Liberal Arts Colleges Pre-Conference of the Digital Library Federation. I will begin these things, ...

Queer Activists in South Africa

I really appreciate the “Gender What” section, where a number of people talk about their gender identity and their gender performance, and generally how ...

Come to this discussion on 'Queer Labor in the South', part of the Southern Labor Studies Conference: ...

Anna Campbell (Visual Art)