"Zambian Gallery A Rainmaker For The Nation's Talent" was a recent article by CHAZE MATAKALA about Modzi's participation in the Fnb Joburg art fair in 2021, which showcased the works of Zambian artists Aaron Samuel Mulenga and Mapopa Hussein Manda.
It's evident to see why the Zambian urban arts writer, cultural worker and production consultant; Chaze Matakala wrote this piece capturing the Zambian art scene through the eyes of spiritually intune Zambian artist Aaron Samuel Mulenga, and established politically satirical Zambian artist Mapopa Hussein Manda. Chaze shares a similar goal as the aforementioned artists to document and seamlessly weave cultural stories long forgotten and buried.
An example of this is Recounter, a solo debut exhibition exploring the external architecture of Lozi culture. The exhibition is materialized through a visual poem of self love and a collection of photographs taken from the western province of Zambia and the Western Cape of South Africa.
Her website, Decolonial Daydreams ushers to the forefront a beautifully laid out ongoing archive of cultural resistance, as well as puts a spotlight on the work of fellow creatives.You can read more about the writer @New Frame, a not-for-profit, social justice media publication based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Leave a Reply.