South African Zanele Muholi essays what it means to be black, lesbian and a woman

In 2006, South African artist Zanele Muholi began a photographic series as an attempt to remedy “black queer invisibility”. Featuring lesbians, women and trans people of colour, the project was born out of the need to create a visual history of South Africans, especially lesbians, while highlighting their struggles. The portraits, in which Zanele’s subjects…