Kudzanai Chiurai

born 1981

Kudzani Chiurai – artist and activist. Born in Zimbabwe, graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Pretoria, South Africa. His practice relies on various media: photography, drawing, film, painting and sculpture. Chiurai takes interest in social, economic and political issues. His works often critically address the history of colonialism and its racial, gender and social exclusions. In 2008, he created a series of posters that criticized the policies of President Robert Mugabe. Having received many threats as a result, he left Zimbabwe and settled in South Africa.

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