Zanele Muholi at the Leslie-Lohman Museum

Masihambisane - On Visual Activism

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

26 Wooster Street

New York, NY 10013


An information station created by Zanele Muholi where visitors can learn about LGBTQI rights in South Africa and Muholi’s long-term activism. This activation is a potent, interactive connection between South Africa and New York City. 

Image credit: Sebenzile, Parktown, 2016 © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town/Johannesburg and Yancey Richardson, New York.


Curated by RoseLee Goldberg, with Maaike Gouwenberg, Biennial Producer, Mellon Curatorial Fellow Lydia Brawner, and Job Piston, Special Projects Manager. Supported by the Ford Foundation, Michael Hoeh, Abigail Pucker, Yancey Richardson, the Performa 17 South African Pavilion Committee, and the Performa Commissioning Fund.

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