“It hangs with dozens of others in a new UK show of the South African photographer’s work. Muholi created one self-portrait in 2012 but it wasn’t until 2014 that she went back to the project that would become Somnyama Ngonyama(translated as Hail the Dark Lioness), with the idea of doing 365 shots in all. “You live as a black person for 365 days, there are a lot of events and experiences that you go through in a year,” she says. “I wanted to map those important or specific moments.” Some were based on her own experiences, such as the hotel incident; others were from media reports of hate crimes and oppression.”
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