The EUNIC Zimbabwe Cluster (British Council, Alliance Française and Goethe Institute) and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, are presenting Basket Case II, a visual art, design and crafts exhibition featuring new commissions by artists Ifeoma Anyaeji (Nigeria), Alexandra Bircken (Germany), Tapfuma Gutsa (Zimbabwe), Delaine Le Bas (United Kingdom), Michel Paysant (France) as well as designers matali crasset (France) and Sebastian Herkner (Germany).
This exhibition is the outcome of a series of artist residencies and design workshops held from April to July 2014 in various locations in Zimbabwe. The artists and designers have collaborated with five weaving communities: Binga Craft Centre (Binga), Bulawayo Home Industries (Bulawayo), Lupane Women’s Centre (Lupane), Zienzele Foundation (Masvingo) and STEP Trust (Honde)
(selected images from the visual arts and design sections)
National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare
30 October – 15 December 2014
Ifeoma Anyaeji, Delaine Le Bas, Alexandra Bircken, Matali Crasset, Tapfuma Gutsa, Sebastian Herkner and Michel Paysant
Binga Craft Centre, Bulawayo Home Industries, Lupane Women’s Centre, Zienzele Foundation and STEP Trust
Raphael Chikukwa and Christine Eyene