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‘Your Name Betrays You,’ an art installation by Wambui Kamiru, intends to explore the origin of ethnicism and the invention of tradition as a purposely created classification of Africans by missionaries and colonial administrations, in much the same way that a guidebook would be written for birds.
It will look critically at what we call “other tribes” when we are behind closed doors. The root, development and how we have made these descriptions of the “other” a part of our lives.
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To view more of her work, visit her website https://wambuikamiru.wordpress.com/
The event will feature approximately 30 artists exhibiting their astounding works around the Kuona Trust grounds in a garden exhibition.
Apart from the artwork on sale, the day will be filled with music from a live DJ, performances by spoken word artists, food and drinks will be on sale. Different vendors will be showcasing their unique products from jewelry to bags.
This will be the perfect venue to come and purchase that special gift before you head out to that dinner date you have planned
Labyrinth explores the banality of life by use of repetition. It reflects a bored consistency with an implied journey to an unknown destination,borne out of being stuck in the same place, doing the same thing over and over again.
Jackie has chosen a variety of media to approach this thought provoking work by experimenting with both sound and video,installation art, as well as an interesting set of mixed-media pieces.
To view more of Jackie’s work,visit her website.
The Artists’ Open Studio tour is a free, self-guided art adventure that is open to all art lovers, enthusiasts and collectors. It provides the public with an opportunity to interact with Kuona Trust’s painters,sculptors, fiber glass artists, photographers, print makers, jewelers, glass artists, portrait and caricature artists.
You also have a choice of five workshops to take part in throughout the day, including painting for both children and adults, card making, glass mosaic, mural painting and face painting.
All at discounted prices.
Lots of Food & drinks on sale as well as entertainment.
Date : Saturday, 29th November, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Freedom – A contemporary Sculptural Exhibition by Zambian Artist Tom Phiri, Nov. 27 – Dec. 15 2014 @ Kuona Trust
Official opening : Thursday, 27th November 2014, 6pm- 9pm
Exhibition dates : 27th November – 15th December 2014
Phiri explores the concept of ‘Freedom’, using an approach that challenges the co-existence of different forms and the fusion of different techniques and materials; a reflection of the realities of life.
The artist challenges the debate around the ‘freedom’ to co-exist with the opposite elements in society and the respect accorded to these elements.
Phiri presents a body of work that may be interpreted in different ways and he welcomes the audience to explore their personal views.The exhibit is his reaction and contribution to a topic that influences many, ‘Freedom’.
Maximum number of participants: 10
To RSVP call us on 0721262326 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This will be an absolutely unique opportunity to develop your sculpting skills from one of Zambia’s most recognized sculptors,Tom Phiri. This 4 days intensive workshop is a beginner’s class in stone sculpting and does not require previous knowledge in sculpture.
About the artist
Tom Phiri is Kuona Trust’s current artist in residence. Phiri launched his artistic career in 2003 and is one of the founding members of a group of stone sculptors going by the name Roots of Xpression, currently based in Lusaka. Find more information more here.