The acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi is the subject of this week’s preview of Art21’s Art in the Twenty-First Century series, which comes from an episode that focuses on Johannesburg. This episode chronicles Muholi’s ongoing work “Faces and Phases,” through which she documents South Africa’s LGBTI community. “I am a member of the community,” she says. “We hardly find images that speaks of love and joys of LGBTI individuals. So then it becomes the issue of ownership. I told myself that I would do better than any other outsider to project our lives.”
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