Category Archives: Southern Africa

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National Gallery of Zimbabwe

To explore and express the essence of Zimbabwean identity through the visual arts.To promote talent, creativity and visual heritage through local and internal Platforms.
The National Gallery has set itself as a center for national culture, which may inject various influences into the mainstreams of life and change the way people appreciate art and culture … Continue Reading ››
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Colonial Bastard Typeface

A graphic design project by Zimbabwean born illustrator and graphic designer Osmond Tshuma.
The Colonial Bastard Rhodes typeface is a post-colonial critique of both Cecil John Rhodes and the impact of Colonialism in South Africa. The typeface is based on identifying certain key characteristics of fonts and typography used during the Colonial Era. Taking the … Continue Reading ››
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Sho’t Left: Celebrating South African Occupations

South African illustrator Karabo Poppy Molestane was inspired by the working people of Pretoria. She created a Zine that showcased the working life of many people in South Africa.
I took a trip to Church Square (Pretoria Central Business District) and interviewed people I met about their occupation and the tools they use. I came across a … Continue Reading ››