Photographer puts new complexion on vitiligo

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Photographer puts new complexion on vitiligo

He's snapped people with the skin condition for close to a decade, but Reatile Moalusi feels there is more to be done

Sanet Oberholzer

Photographer Reatile Moalusi has spent the past nine years photographing people with vitiligo and hopes to debunk the myths surrounding those living with the skin condition.

In his current solo exhibition, Molelo Wa Badimo, Moalusi uses photography to comment on vitiligo’s social positioning in culture, spirituality and photography.

The exhibition consists of a three-part portrait series – Complexion, Pigment and Hue – which captures the lived experiences of individuals who have vitiligo...

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