Sabelo Mlangeni is a photographer from South Africa who currently resides and works in Johannesburg. His photographic work captures the essence of daily life in both rural and urban areas of South Africa. He was born on February 22, 1980.
Mlangeni's work often focuses on the experiences of black South Africans, particularly in rural areas and townships. He is known for his poignant portraits and documentary-style images that capture the everyday lives of his subjects with sensitivity and honesty. He has a particular interest in exploring the hidden beauty in ordinary moments, especially in places where living conditions can be difficult.
His work has been widely exhibited, at Para Site, Hong Kong (2022), at the K21 in Düsseldorf (2022), Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2021), Frestas Triennial of São Paulo (2021), Lagos Biennale (2019), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (2019), Huis Marseille Museum of Photography (2019), among others.