Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst. Edited with text by Annegret Laabs, Bettina Ruhrberg. Text by Naïla Opiangah. Interview by Khanyisile Mawhayi.
South African artist Zandile Tshabalala (born 1999) makes sumptuous oil paintings of young Black women in everyday settings appearing sensual, confident and relaxed. By inserting her subjects into traditional motifs meant to exclude the Black body, Tshabalala both confronts and subverts canonical and art-historical conventions.