Unboxing ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness’

Video (9:16): James Cockroft unboxes the book ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness‘ by queer photographer Zanele Muholi. And he writes, ‘Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness is an incredible collection of self portraits from Zanele Muholi. The photographs are powerful, funny, confrontational, and incredibly fierce, and I love it.’

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness
Photographs by Zanele Muholi
Contributions by Unoma Azuah, Cheryl Clarke, Fariba Derakhshani, Sophie Hackett, M. Neelika Jayawardane, Mapula Lehong, Sindiwe Magona, Napo Masheane, Hlonipha Mokoena, Jackie Mondi, Deborah Willis, and Christie van Zyl, among others
10 1/2 x 14 in. (26.5 x 35.5 cm)
212 pages, 100 tritone images
Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-424-0
Aperture, 2018.

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