Kudzanai Chiurai’s Youth Day comment

Azania Mosaka features in one of the film pieces. She was styled by Marianne Fassler

Azania Mosaka features in one of the film pieces. She was styled by Marianne Fassler

If we started out by apprehending what we see in the media through Kudzanai Chiurai’s 16SNLV, rather than the other way around, I think we would better grasp the nature of a violence-soaked world. With his latest work the artist disrupts the steady stream of graphically violent images and descriptions all around us, poking a sharp stick into how society increasingly shuts down in response to public violence.

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