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archive ︎︎︎ events ︎︎︎ 2013-18



Russel Hlongwane
Ifu Elimnyama
20 Sep 2018
Colleen Madamombe Studio
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Park Lane, Harare
Russel Hlongwane showcases current work in production entitled Ifu Elimnyama (Dark Cloud) - reflections of a cosmic flaneur. Following the performative recital, a conversation between Education Curator Fadzai Muchemwa and Hlongwane explores the themes and logic of the piece for the Harare Conversations programme in the Colleen Madamombe Studio at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
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Jetlag
19 Sep 2018
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Jetlag is a travelogue series event that originated in Durban in 2016 organised by Russel Hlongwane.
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.
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Lucia Nhamo 
Artist Talk
09 Dec 2016
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
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.

Free Fall the solo show by Lucia Nhamo, runs from 30 November to 9 December 2016.
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VIDEONOMAD
Artist Talk
14 Oct 2016
Colleen Madamombe Studio
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Park Lane, Harare
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 Colleen Madamombe Studio at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, part of a collaboration with the Harare Conversations programme.
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Barbara Breeze Anderson & Johana Meier
As Time Passes
17 Sep 2016
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Barbra Breeze Anderson (ZW) and Johana Meier (DE) present a experimental performance piece 'As Time Passes' a poetry and video collaboration produced by Champupuri and Poetry and.
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Buhlebezwe Siwani, Sikhumbuzo Makandula & Moffat Takadiwa
Artist Talk
05 May 2016
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Park Lane, Harare
Artist Talk with Buhlebezwe Siwani, Sikhumbuzo Makandula & Moffat Takadiwa in conversation with Raphael Chikukwa, Chief Curator for the Harare Conversations programme at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.

The solo shows Indlovukazi by Buhlebezwe Siwani, and In Search of a Nation by Sikhumbuzo Makandula, run from 29 April to 27 May 2016.
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Paul Goodwin & Dana Whabira
Radical Creatives in Urbanism
27 Feb 2016
SAVVY Contemporary
Silent Green, Berlin
In her talk, Dana Whabira will focus on the mediation of public space through curatorial practice and artistic intervention in Harare. Reflecting on Njelele’s approach as an urban laboratory for critical dialogue and creative practices that seek to shift perspectives and transcend boundaries in the remaking of the urban space and its psyche.

Following the talk will be a conversation with curator, researcher and urban theorist Paul Goodwin. Discussed will be his practice which explores the creative potential of cities and exhibitions in tandem, as sites for aesthetic, socio-cultural and political intervention. The talk will explore multidisciplinary projects, alternative visions and new urban epistemologies.
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Nancy Mteki
Artist Talk
28 Aug 2015
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Nancy Mteki speaks about her practice, central interests and insight into her work on show in the ‘Honai' exhibition.

Honai the solo show by Nancy Mteki, runs from 5 to 28 August 2015.
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Kombo Chapfika
Artist Talk
23 Jan 2015
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Kombo Chapfika shares an insight into his process, central interests and themes explored in work currently on show in "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again." In addition, he debuts an interactive 3D projection installation.

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again the solo show by Kombo Chapfika, runs from 1 December 2014 to 30 January 2015.
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Boda-Boda Lounge
Video Art Talks
21 Nov 2014
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Talks by Zimbabwean filmmakers Kudzanai Chiurai, Kombo Chapfika, Tomas Brickhill, Invision Studios, Martin Stewart & Brent Ryan Barber provided insight into their respective practices included as part of the programme of exhibition, installation and screenings during the Boda-Boda Lounge, a transcontinental video art festival project initiated by VAN Lagos, VANSA & Picha. 

Boda-Boda Lounge festival takes place at Njelele on 21 and 22 November 2014.
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Georges Senga
Artist Talk
23 Oct 2014
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
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.
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Lens on Africa, Othering Othered Perspectives
20 Aug 2014
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
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. The talk forms part of  Moonwalking Gwanza Month of Photography 2014.

Moonwalking runs from 19 August to 19 November 2014.
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Tinofireyi Zhou & Isheanesu Dondo
Artist Talks
21 Nov 2013 
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Aero5ol Tinofireyi Zhou and Isheanesu Dondo present their work currently on show in the exhibition ‘Afropolicity.’ Zhou included a performance for the students of Harare International School.

Afropolicity the group exhibition runs from 26 October to 28 February 2013.
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Breeze Yoko
Workshop
19 Oct 2013
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Breeze Yoko leads a graffitti writers workshop, an exchange with Zimbabwean urban artists Tinofireyi Aero5ol Zhou, Isheanesu Dondo, Blak Phar-i and Nigel Mpinyuri.

Afropolicity opens on 26 October and runs until 28 February 2013.
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Shannon Murphy
Artist Talk
29 Aug 2013
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Shannon Murphy conducts a talk and walkabout sharing an insight into her process, central interests and themes explored in "Home Bitter Sweet Home."

Home Bitter Sweet Home the solo show by Shannon Murphy, runs from 22 August to 14 september 2013.
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Calvin Dondo
Artist Talk
01 May 2013
Njelele Art Station
131 Kaguvi St.
Harare
Calvin Dondo conducts a walkabout of his solo exhibition 'Vahombe' with our first visitors, the car mechanics who operate on Kaguvi Street outside Njelele Art Station.

Vahombe the solo show by Calvin Dondo, runs from 1 May to 22 June 2013.
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