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Kudzanai-Violet Hwami

Born in 1993, Gutu, Zimbabwe

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Having fled her homeland due to the political unrest and turmoil when she was a child, Zimbabwe-born painter Kudzanai-Violet Hwami expresses her personal experiences of dislocation, displacement and fragmentation through her striking figurative paintings. The artist is interested in the ‘collapsing of geography and time and space’ symptomatic of a globalised world and high-speed internet, through which both people and information can travel quickly. Because of this collapse, and with the inspira...Read more