OkayAfrica met up with her at the opening of the Zeitz MOCAA museum in Cape Town last month. She is both a major part of the museum’s collection. Her art takes up a large chunk of the gallery space, yet in the launch ceremony she stood apart—preferring not to take part in the artist group presentation in what seemed like a very conscious decision not to be used as a prop for the museum’s marketing.
OkayAfrica spoke to Muholi about her work with the Zeitz MOCAA and the politics of inclusion in the South African art landscape. Read more.