Commemorating Tate Modern’s exhibition of one of the most acclaimed photographers at work today, the Zanele Muholi signed and numbered Collectors’ Edition exhibition book is available exclusively at Tate Shop. Presented in an elegant, embossed cover, each richly illustrated copy of this limited edition hardback, clothbound exhibition book has been hand signed by Zanele Muholi. In an edition of just 250 copies, it’s a rare and valuable addition to your art book collection.
Created to accompany one of the most exciting exhibitions of 2020, this stunning catalogue presents the full breadth of Muholi’s photographic and activist practice. The book includes never-before-published and recent works, alongside images from the key series Muholi has produced over the past twenty years. The exhibition book also features six newly commissioned essays exploring their work, as well as a full glossary and chronology.
Born in South Africa, Zanele Muholi came to prominence in the early 2000s with photographs that sought to envision black lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex lives beyond deviance or victimhood. Muholi’s work challenges hetero-patriarchal ideologies and representations, presenting the participants in their photographs as confident and beautiful individuals bravely existing in the face of prejudice, intolerance and, frequently, violence. While Muholi’s intimate photographs of others launched their international career, their intense self-portraits solidified it.
Sarah Allen is Assistant Curator at Tate Modern.
Yasufumi Nakamori is Senior Curator, International Art at Tate Modern.
Prices of this book are liable to change. As a limited edition sells out, the prices are subject to increase and the price will be clearly indicated.
Delivery & returns
We aim to deliver shop products within:
UK – 1-2 weeks
Europe – 2-4 weeks
Rest of world – 2-4 weeks
We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £50. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.
For orders under £50:
UK – £3.60 per order
Europe – £12 per order
Rest of world – £28 per order
Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.
UK – FREE
USA – £80 each
Europe – £120 each
Rest of world – £150 each
Our collection of wines is only available for delivery in the UK. We currently offer free delivery on orders over £100, using a specialist white glove service within the M25 area.
UK only – £20 per order
Please note that our wines can only be purchased by those aged 18 years and over. Customers will be asked to provide proof of age upon delivery.
Here’s more information on delivery.
Refunds & returns
Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints and pierced earrings.
Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).
Here’s more information on refunds & returns.