Zanele Muholi Header Zanele Muholi exhibition © Goethe-Institut/Lerato Maduna


In a worldwide focus on the theme of participation, the Goethe-Institut looks at topics ranging from questions around ownership of the public space to emancipatory movements and regulation of our communication.

For the Goethe-Institut in Sub-Saharan Africa, supporting cultural projects that work with LGBTI (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Intersex) and Queer representation is particularly significant, given the ongoing prosecution of this group within many countries in the region.