Neville Starling

Neville Starling

Neville Starling is a self-taught artist, born 1988 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe where he maintains his full-time darkroom and studio. Motivated by his father’s windows of changed personality due to Alzheimer’s disease, Starling deconstructs time’s relationship with memory both individually and collectively. He examines notions

Kudzanai ­Violet Hwami

Kudzanai ­Violet Hwami

Kudzanai-­Violet Hwami was born in Gutu, Zimbabwe in 1993, and lived in South Africa from the ages of 9 to 17. She currently lives and works in the UK. In 2016, the same year she graduated from Wimbledon College of Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, she was awarded the Clyde & Co. Award and the Young Achiever of

Cosmas Shiridzinomwa

Cosmas Shiridzinomwa

Cosmas Shiridzinomwa was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. He completed his studies in Fine Art at the Harare Polytechnic in Zimbabwe in the mid-1990s where he majored in painting and has been painting ever since. His early themes range from his personal life’s highlights, social scenes and of late national and international

Georgina Maxim

Georgina Maxim

Georgina Maxim was born 1980 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Maxim is known for both working as artist and curator with over a decade of arts management and curatorial practice.  Maxim together with Misheck Masamvu co-founded Village Unhu in 2012, an artist collective space that has been providing studio spaces, exhibitions,

Soko Risina Musoro

Zimbabwe Pavilion at the La Biennale di Venezia is a rare opportunity that allows artists to think entirely new ways about their work. This exhibition is a process to take the narrative of history and memory to another level, to help inform the world the multiple narrative that African landscape has.  Artists functioning in different mediums have an opportunity to interrogate this history and this epic poem by one of African Nationalist who was the first black Lawyer in the then Rhodesia now Zimbabwe. This exhibition will give an opportunity to the artists to project new ideas onto this global stage, as they imagine new possibilities to the world. A world that is marred with rage, uncertainty and hopelessness and yet there is a future to look up to.  Weaker states are getting weaker and stronger states are getting stronger and yet the real global issues are never resolved.

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