Submission dates, 19 to 22 April 2016
National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo www.nationalgallerybyo.com
In celebrating of Zimbabwe’s independence in 2016, the National Gallery is inviting submissions to the second Zimbabwe Independence Annual exhibition and full participation by artists throughout the country at the same time engaging the nation to revive the spirit of Ubuntu/uhnu, by celebrating our cultural diversity and shared history, further enriching the nation’s cultural heritage and tangible visual culture. The exhibition is expected to make statements concerning our social developments, environmental surroundings and cultural inheritance.” What does memorialisation mean to you? The definition of the word memorialisation, implies a tradition, inheritance, legacy, culture and customs or one’s visual perspective of Zimbabwe’s independence. The exhibition will aim to be seen as a contemporary guide for creative memory of our Independence Day celebrations derivation and growth driving to preserve cultural archives of the country’s inventive activities in the post-independence Zimbabwe, over the passage of time.
With this in mind;
Submissions to the 2nd Zimbabwe Independence Annual Exhibition 2016, Exhibition 2016 can be made by any artist Zimbabwean aged over 18 years. Submitted artworks may fall into a wide range of genres associated with art and design these include painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video, performance, design, craft, sound and any new media. Submissions must reach the National Gallery in Bulawayo between 19 and 22 April 2016.
The exhibition will be held at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, one of the largest and most beautiful spaces for contemporary art in the country opening on 28 April at 1730hrs and run until 24 May, 2016.
for additional information, please contact: Cliford Zulu, Exhibition Curator,
NGB 75 Joshua N M Nkomo Street Bulawayo, T +263 9 70721 / email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org