Pro Photo Daily - Around the Net | Legal Brief: Zwelethu Mthethwa Found Guilty of Murder

By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: March 20, 2017, 6:21 a.m.

A court in South Africa has convicted photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa of the 2013 murder of Nokuphila Kumalo, 23, a sex worker, in a suburb of Cape Town, reports PDN. Bail for Mthethwa, a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology who is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery, was revoked. Mthethwa uses environmental portraiture, often taken in quiet domestic settings, to explore the life of migrants, farmers and miners in post-apartheid South Africa. In 2010, Aperture published his self-titled monograph.