My Favorite Photographs N°12: Kelebogile Ntladi

The latest image-maker in the “Favorite Photographs” series is South African photographer Kelebogile Ntladi. Based in Johannesburg, Kelebogile uses her images to interrogate gender norms and unapologetically contribute to the establishment of new space for dynamic identities in contemporary South African society. In particular Kelebogile’s work focuses on the idea of androgyny. With an interest in photography encouraged by mentor and friend Zanele Muholi, Kelebogile employs her images as tools for social change. Her bold images exist in the context of a nation that enshrines freedom from sexual orientation-based discrimination in its constitution, but where attitudes and behaviors can prove otherwise. Continue reading