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Zanele Muholi
on HeVi, Oslo
Zanele Muholi on HeVi, Oslo
Visual activist Zanele Muholi is interviewed by Skidmore students Dayna Joseph ‘19 and Nola Donkin '18.

On October 6, 2017, Skidmore students Nola Donkin ‘18 and Dayna Joseph '19 interviewed visual activist Zanele Muholi about their work HeVi, Oslo, 2016, from the Tang collection. Hevi, Oslo was on view in the fall 2017 exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self.

This interview was part of a series of interviews with artists conducted by Skidmore students in the Art History course “The Artist Interview,” led by Dayton Director Ian Berry.

A black and white photograph of a nude, Black individual with an afro posing in front of a flora.
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Zanele Muholi (born Umlazi, South Africa, 1972)
HeVi, Oslo [from Somnyama Ngonyama (Hail the Dark Lioness)], 2016
gelatin silver print
purchased with generous funding from Nancy Herman Frehling ’65 and Leslie Cypen Diamond ’96

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Muholi, Zanele. “Zanele Muholi on HeVi, Oslo.” Interview by Nola Donkin and Dayna Joseph. 2017. Tang Teaching Museum collections website. Last modified July 29, 2020.
Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.