Inkosikazi (Queen) from The Self Portrait Project (2007/2013)

Nomusa Makhubu, South African, born 1984



Archival digital print on 35 gsm Hanhnemule cotton photo museum paper


Image: 20 1/8 × 13 7/16 in. (51.1 × 34.1 cm)

Sheet: 23 3/8 × 16 9/16 in. (59.4 × 42.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa


21st century

Object Name


Research Area



Not on view


Signed, lower left, in graphite: NOMUSA MAKHUBU; inscribed, lower center, in graphite: INKOSIKAZI (2007/2013); inscribed, lower right, in graphite: AP

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

PORT 8, Brazilian Portraits, Carlos Minchillo, Winter 2020

HIST 66/AAAS 15, History of Africa Since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch, Winter 2021

THEA 10.64/AAAS 54.05/WGSS 66.15, Feminist and Queer Africa on Stage and Screen, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2022

Humanities 2.01, The Modern Labyrinth, Lucas Hollister, Petra McGillen, Andrea Tarnowski, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2023

Theater 10.64, African and African-American Studies 54.05, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 66.15, Feminist and Queer Africa, Laura Edmondson, Spring 2023

Film Studies 47.30, Black Looks, Tory Jeffay, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

Body Politics: Art and Fashion from South Africa, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, February 2-May 12, 2019.

Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art, Friends Gallery/Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 16-March 13, 2016.


Erdmann Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa; sold to present collection, 2014.

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