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Art Interview; landscape, environment and the natural world

My art interview with Farai of StoryUntold in Zimbabwe youtu.be/WwwHVQcx-GQ #allthingsconnected

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Wild Wings,Wild Wonder; Zimbabwe Bird Rises…

Wild Wonder Dulux Colour of the year- Creating Wild Wings! Continue reading

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Bodies, Art and Ethics in Zimbabwe

youtube.com/watch Proudly Zimbabwean make up artist Kelli Barker in a thoughtful and well informed interview, ahead of our exhibition Burnt Offerings, Re-Invention, Taking Flight- Kelli’s relationship with her fellow creatives and her body art, film or make up models is … Continue reading

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The Owl and the birds; and other Zimbabwean bird stories

Birds Flight Wings and Feathers- I have submitted an assemblage draped canvas artwork to the national gallery of Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe Visual Arts Awards annual show, titled “A Kite with a Broken String has all the Sky” With a play … Continue reading

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Bright Skies and Waterlilies; New Year, New Hope….

Bright Skies and Waterlilies…. Wonderful soaking rains in Harare have filled our dams at Borrowdale Brooke Estate and rejuvenated our gardens. A New Year and New Hope.  Bright skies behind palms start our day as we walk … And the … Continue reading

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I bless the rains down in Africa; Baobabs, Beauty and Baubles in Zimbabwe; 

Travellers and residents of Africa, we are all familiar with the iconic ‘upside down tree”, the iconic baobab of Africa which stands much of the year bare and sculptural against the clear winter sky in Zimbabwe. Its branches twist and … Continue reading

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Freedom – gallery delta

Freedom – gallery delta — Read on gallerydelta.com/exhibition/freedom/

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Winged Victory; Beyond Beyoncé

My work on Nike, the winged Greek goddess of Victory- Constantly sketching and musing over the power of this image…. here I am working on canvas with my own handmade mopani hardwood charcoal …. Nike, who is celebrated in the … Continue reading

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Gallery Delta, Art for Arts Sake….

An impressive and evocative art video from a few years back, by Nigel Hulett of Granadilla Films…memories and inspirations. youtube.com/watch “Gallery Delta, Art for Arts Sake…. “ ..listen to music from such as Hope Masike on Mbira, watch art memories … Continue reading

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The Winged Victory; Flight, Fight and Freedom

I have always collected fallen feathers, and have been drawing feathers, birds, winged forms and flight obsessively ….. I have just realized how influenced I have been in my subconscious by Nike, the winged Greek Goddess of Victory. She has … Continue reading

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