WE NEED NEW NAMES

KUDZANAI CHIURAI

A film. A short story. A novel. If we think about Kudzanai Chiurai’s first solo exhibition in Zimbabwe as a crate of vinyl records, these are the tracks spinning round and round, collectively telling a story that traces the trajectory of Zimbabwe’s social and political changes.

AFRICAN VOICES : CONFRONTING THE FRONTIERS OF REALITY

The grand colonial programs that led to the fragmentation of a continent are a reality that we continue to ignore. Africa remains unable to listen and understand the importance of having a dialogue about this reality. The legacy of colonialism has been so influential that we have lost our identity. Self-hate is seen as normal.

MAPPING - ZIMBABWEN MODERN ART DEVELOPMENT


1980s - 2000

The period between the '80s and 2000s was marked by a new political dispensation of National Independence that superimposed itself on a movement of modern

Unpacking the Vision: From Rembrandt to Mubayi

I maintain that all genuinely modern art is influenced by African Art. African influence is first apparent in 1904 when the German expressionists were bowled over by the power of expression of African Art.
                 Frank McEwen

Narrative Vessels - An exhibition of artefacts from the Permanent collection

This exhibition traces a narrative that begins with the domestic containers and progressively moves away from the private intimate object to an art that spills into the public domain. Vessels that have a past, a present and an infinitely variable future, these pieces provide both realities and fictions.

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