Zanele Muholi wins the Index on Censorship – Freedom of Expression art award.

Zanele Muholi has won the Index on Censorship – Freedom of Expression art award. Shortlisted alongside her were Russian punk group Pussy Riot, Saudi-Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour, and Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi.

 Muholi has solo exhibitions of her Faces and Phases series at Yancey Richardson Gallery, running till 6 April, and the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Italy, at Palazzo S Agostino (20 April to 23 June). She is included on the group show All You Need is Love at the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (25 April to 1 September), and has been selected for the 2013 Carnegie International survey of contemporary art, opening 4 October.


Related press:’Zanele Muholi Highlights Lesbians, Transgender Women’ (The Huffington Post, 18 March); ‘For African Dykes, Zanele Muholi’ (Gay City News, 27 February); ‘Saving Face: The Portraits of Zanele Muholi’ (Time LightBox, 25 February); Robyn Sassen reviews Faces and Phases at the Goethe-Institut (Sunday Times, 6 January 2013); Renee Holleman reviews ‘Mo(u)rning’ (Artthrob, September 2012); Dan Moshenberg on Zanele Muholi’s ‘Mo(u)rning’ (Africa is a Country, 7 September 2012)