BY WINSTONE ANTONIO
TOP four Zimbabwean artists’ crafts will be showcased at the 59th edition of the La Biennale di Venezia exhibition, set for Venice in Italy from May to November next year.
Addressing a Press conference at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Harare recently, Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation minister Kirsty Coventry said Ronald Muchatuta, Kresiah Mukwazhi, Terrence Musekiwa and Wallen Mapondera would represent the country at the Italian exhibition.
The four artists were selected by a jury consisting of curator Fadzai Muchemwa, art critic and artist Nyadzombe Nyampenza, journalist Tinashe Muchuri, investment banker Freda Isingoma, design imaginer Sif X Zilawe, curator Clifford Zulu and Biggie Samwanda, the principal director, arts in the Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation ministry.
Coventry said the artists chosen out of over 20 names made an impact in global art circles through their works that express their perspective and interpret contemporaneity in an engaging and inventive manner