EVENTS: talks + workshops

Harare Conversations: Ifu Elimnyama

National Gallery of Zimbabwe

19 Sep 2018

Russel Hlongwane showcases current work in production entitled Ifu Elimnyama (Dark Cloud). Following the performative recital, a conversation between Education Curator Fadzai Muchemwa and Hlongwane explores the themes and logics of the piece in the Colleen Madamombe Studio at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.


Organised by Russel Hlongwane

18 Sep 2018

Jetlag is a travelogue series event that originated in Durban in 2016. The Harare edition includes presentations by Blessing Fire, Joshua Chiundiza, Stephanie Kapfunde, Joyce Jenje Makwenda, Nancy Mteki, and Valerie Sithole who share their recent creative experiences of London, Johannesburg, Detroit, Weimar and Venice.

Artist Talk: Lucia Nhamo

08 Dec 2016

Lucia Nhamo guides us through her process, central interests, themes and an insight into her work on show in 'Free Fall'. The walkabout on Friday 9 December marks the closing day of her solo exhibition.

Harare Conversations: VIDEONOMAD

National Gallery of Zimbabwe

13 Oct 2016

Harare Conversations: VIDEONOMAD artist talk with Berry Bickle, Mario Macilau, Simon Gush, Bogosi Sekhukhuni & Tabita Rezaire in conversation with Lucia Nhamo, VIDEONOMAD Southern Africa Co-ordinator in the penthouse studio at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.


Performance: As Time Passes

16 Sep 2016

Barbra Breeze Anderson (ZW) and Johana Meier (DE) present a collaborative experimental piece 'As Time Passes' a poetry and video collaboration produced by Champupuri and Poetry and.

Harare Conversations: Artist Talk

National Gallery of Zimbabwe

04 May 2016

Harare Conversations: Artist Talk with Buhlebezwe Siwani, Sikhumbuzo Makandula & Moffat Takadiwa in conversation with Raphael Chikukwa, Chief Curator in the National Gallery of Zimbabwe Library.


Radical Creatives in Urbanism: 

Paul Goodwin in conversation with Dana Whabira

26 Feb 2016

Followed by a Get-and-Dance-Together with DJ Mo Lateef


Free Admission


SAVVY Contemporary

Artist Talk: Nancy Mteki

27 Aug 2015

Nancy Mteki speaks about her practice, central interests and insight into her work on show in the ‘Honai' exhibition.

Artist Talk: Kombo Chapfika

22 Jan 2015

Kombo Chapfika shares an insight into his process, central interests and themes explored in "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again." In addition, he debuts an interactive 3D projection installation.

Video Art Talks: Boda-Boda Lounge

20 Nov 2014

Insightful talks by Zimbabwean filmmakers Kudzanai Chiurai, Kombo Chapfika, Tomas Brickhill, Invision Studios, Martin Stewart & Brent Ryan Barber were included in an exciting programme of exhibition, installation and screenings during the Boda-Boda Lounge, a transcontinental video art festival project initiated by VAN Lagos, VANSA & Picha. 


For more information about the Boda Boda Lounge click here

Artist Talk: Georges Senga (DRC)

22 Oct 2014

Georges Senga, DRC photographer, presents his practice, career and recent projects including "Une Vie Apres La Mort", a complex photographic essay that speaks about the legacy of Patrice Lumumba.

Open Discussion: Lens on Africa, Othering Othered Perspectives

19 Aug 2014

Lens on Africa, Othering Othered Perspectives, an open discussion moderated by writer, Percy Zvomuya with regional photographers Sammy Baloji (DRC), Neo Ntsoma (SA), Andrew Tshabangu (SA), Mauro Pinto (MOZ) and Zimbabwean photographers Calvin Dondo, Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi and Davina Jogi.


For more information about Gwanza Month of Photography 2014 Moonwalking click here

Artist Talk: Isheanesu Dondo

20 Nov 2013

Isheanesu Dondo presents his work and portfolio during the Harare International School visit to the Afropolicity exhibition.

Artist Talk: Aero5ol Tinofireyi Zhou

20 Nov 2013

Aero5ol Tinofireyi Zhou performs and presents his work during the Harare International School visit to the Afropolicity exhibition.

Workshop: Breeze Yoko (SA)

18 Oct 2013

Breeze Yoko leads a graffitti writers workshop with Zimbabwean urban artists Tinofireyi Aero5ol Zhou, Isheanesu Dondo, Blak Phar-i and Nigel Mpinyuri.

Artist Walkabout: Shannon Murphy

28 Aug 2013

Shannon Murphy conducts a talk and walkabout sharing an insight into her process, central interests and themes explored in "Home Bitter Sweet Home."

Exhibition Visit: Calvin Dondo, Vahombe

31 May 2013

National Gallery Art School visits Calvin Dondo's solo exhibition 'Vahombe.'

Artist Walkabout: Calvin Dondo

30 Apr 2013

Calvin Dondo conducts a walkabout of his solo exhibition 'Vahombe' with car mechanics who operate on Kaguvi Street outside Njelele Art Station. 

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