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Trashy History: Tinotenda Chivinge’s Zimbabwe Birds


Today, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe displays birds made of trash and platforms artists who revel in the rubbish heap. This is by no means a decline in sculptural quality, and I don’t intend to deprecate the curatorial work happening at NGZ either.

Rory Tsapayi on the role of trash in Zimbabwean art

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Maimouna Guerresi: VOLTA New York


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Aida Muluneh


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Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989)


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Kudzanai Chiurai: We Live in Silence, 2017


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Ravelle Pillay: History Hammered by Time »


At the heart of this exhibition is the sense of history that is intimate and personal. It enabled the artist to extend these sentiments to discourse what is political without it enveloping what is delicate about personal history.

Themba Tsotsi about the work of Ravelle Pillay

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