BETWEEN THE ROCKS AND THE FLAG EXHIBITION

March 2019

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo will on 28 March preview a group exhibition by the lecturers and student of Great Zimbabwe University, Robert Mugabe school of education and culture department and technical education art and design section.

The inaugural exhibition by the institution titled ‘BETWEEN THE ROCKS AND THE FLAG will open to the public in the Anglo-American Gallery from 29 march -30 April 2019 is curated jointly by the Gallery and the university.

SCOPE OF THE EXHIBITION
This exhibition has been necessitated by the university’s cultural niche. The exhibition is both retrospective and introspective. It sieves the cultural, artistic, socio-cultural, socio-economic and the dynamism in all realms of life in Zimbabwe. The joy, anguish, anxiety and hope is well illustrated visually in this great exhibition “Between the rocks and the flag”, where the ancient meets the modern and the contemporary. The exhibition features works of Great Zimbabwe University Art lecturers and students. It comprises paintings in oils, watercolour, drawings, multi-media, photography, sculpture stone and wood, textiles and graphic designs all thought-provoking.
ARTIST AND THE EXHIBITION VENUE
There are five artists showcasing their works at the Anglo-American Gallery at the National Gallery in Bulawayo. These artists are Mr Joseph George Mupondi a lecturer in the Department, Tinos L.M. Ndirowei is an male allrounder exhibiting paintings, sculpture stone and wood and photography. Rumbidzai Tirimboyi is a senior Technician in the department. She is showcasing multi-media art. Liberty Munyanyiwa is a student multi -talented artist. He is showcasing paintings, graphic designs and textile designs Zvarimwa Alice is female she is specialising in capturing moments. Her area of specialisation is photography.
The exhibition therefore, is a milestone in the history of the University indeed it is where the ancient meets the modern and the contemporary.

Joseph Mupondi and Cliford Zulu
Curators

For more detailed information please contact the Curators on c.zulu@nationalgallery.co.zw or call 0292270721