Check out this hauntingly beautiful duo on SoundCloud, think chill and introspective summer afternoons in your hometown. This would be the perfect sound track, find out more about them here http://vanguardmagazine.co.za/interview-we-talk-heritage-and-lekker-sh-with-music-duo-8-bars-short/
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You may have seen his work at Njelele art station and fallen in love with it as much as we had, check out more of it here Aquarianox.blogspot.com, prepare to have your mind blown
“I would like to be remembered as a writer who had no fear for words and who had an intense love for her nation.”
“Time is as necessary for remembering as it is for forgetting. Even the smallest embrace of pain needs time larger than a pause; the greatest pause requires an eternity, the greatest hurt a lifetime. A lifetime is longer than eternity; an eternity can exist without human presence.”
Yvonne Vera (1964-2005) one of Zim’s most esteemed writers, nominated for the commonwealth writers prize 1994, and her book Butterfly Burning was chosen as one of the best 100 books of the 20th century in 2002 by the German Literature Prize.
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“Art can make a difference because it pulls people up short. It says, don’t accept things at their face value; you don’t have to go along with any of this; you can think for yourself.”
The National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe
If you haven’t yet visited, the national art gallery in Harare is a surprisingly cool hang out. The space is big and adorned with enough beautiful paintings and sculptors to reinforce your faith in Zimbabwe’s arts industries. There is a small but affordable café in the venue and if you are lucky you are bound to run into a few renowned creative who may be willing to engage you in a bit of good, intellectual chit chat considering that the gallery receives over a thousand visitors a month.
Drop by for the art and to learn a thing or two about the upcoming artists who attend the National Art Gallery School of Visual Art and Design who occasionally exhibit there.