Nothando Chiwanga

Nothando Chiwanga is an upcoming visual artist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Currently studying at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe school of visual arts and design. She has participated in various workshops like the Realism by John Kotze, art ethics by Julius mushambadope, performance art by Sithembile msazane. She has participated in the tavatose art competition in 2013 and she was awarded with a first prize. Recently, she has exhibited in the new signature exhibition at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in 2019.


Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa

Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa is a researcher, writer and curator from Harare, Zimbabwe. Currently, she is a Masters researcher in the Arts of Africa and Global Souths research programme in the Fine Art Department at Rhodes University. Her research explores new communities of protest and transgression, histories of cities, topographies of knowledge production and sites of transition. She was Curator for Education and Public Programming at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe from 2017-2020, and Assistant Curator from 2016-2017, where she co-curated Moulding a Nation: The History of the Ceramics Collection of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (2018–2019), Dis (colour)ed Margins (2017), Culture in Communities (2016), and Jazzified: Expressions of Protest (2016). In addition, she curated The Unseen: Creatures of Myth and Legend, an exhibition of artworks by Isaac Kalambata at the Lusaka National Museum in 2018. As visiting curator at the Bag Factory in Johannesburg in 2019, she produced the publication Curating Johannesburg: rest.less, under siege/in transition. Muchemwa is a 2017 fellow of the International Training Programme at the British Museum. She is a collaborator for Independent Curators International and the Zimbabwe Pavilion at the International Art Exhibition in Venice.