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Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness - Virtual Tour

Presented by The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at Online/Virtual Space

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Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness - Virtual Tour

In more than 80 self-portraits, celebrated visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the deeply personal politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates from isiZulu to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics. Each black and

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