Zanele Muholi wins international awards

Zanele Muholi won the Casa Africa award for best female photographer and a Fondation Blachè;re award at Les Rencontres de Bamako biennial of African photography (2009). She also received a Fanny Ann Eddy accolade from IRN-Africa for her outstanding contributions in the study of sexuality in Africa, at the Genders & Sexualities in Africa Conference held in Syracuse, New York. She has work on the group show In Between in conjunction with an artist’s residency at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania; exhibition dates are 26 January to 16 February. She will also take part in a colloquium on Sara Baartman at the Africana Research Center at Penn State University on 1 March.