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Paul Brickhill, a Zimbabwean musician, writer, bookseller and arts activist. Since 1997 he has been running Harare´s Book Café which expanded in 2000 to include a new jazz venue and several arts projects. Participating in Europe Now/Europe Next

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Music (Afro-pop, blues, independent, jazz, kwela)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

The multiethnic members of Freshlyground are the worldwide ambassadors from the rainbow nation of South Africa. Grouped around Zolani Mahola, the exuberant lead singer with a girlish charisma, the band of six black, “coloured” and white musicians quickly became South African radio favorites after...

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Musik (Afro-Pop, Blues, Independent, Jazz, Kwela)

Mit ihrer multiethnischen Besetzung sind sie die weltweiten Botschafter der Regenbogen-Nation Südafrika. Um die quirlige Frontsängerin Zolani Mahola mit Girlie-Charisma gruppieren sich sechs schwarze, farbige und weiße Musiker, die seit ihrer Gründung im Jahre 2002 rasant zu...

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 Freshlyground

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anxiety
genre (subgenre):
Music (township jive)
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Equally at home in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Dorothy Masuka is not only one of the most important singers of the generation of Miriam Makeba, but has for decades also been a talented songwriter whose pen, for example, produced Makeba´s hit “Pata Pata”.Dorothy Masuka was born in what was back then...

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Angst
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Musik (Township Jive)

In Südafrika und Simbabwe gleichermaßen zu Hause ist Dorothy Masuka, geboren 1935 im damals südrhodesischen Bulawayo, nicht nur eine der wichtigsten Sängerinnen der Generation Miriam Makebas, sondern auch seit Jahrzehnten eine talentierte Songschreiberin, aus deren Feder u.a....

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Christianity, interculturalism, peace, sexuality, spirituality
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Visual Arts (sculpture)
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Zimbabwean artist George Mubayi was born in 1972, son of the pioneering stone sculptor Sylvester Mubayi. His father taught him to sculpt and in 1996 George Mubayi dedicated himself to a full-time career as a stone sculptor. Since 1998 he has exhibited and travelled to international workshops in...

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George Mubayi

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forebears, homeland, nature, tradition
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Visual Arts (painting, sculpture)
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Thomas Mukarobgwa was born in 1924 in Nyanga, Zimbabwe. Mukarobgwa is widely regarded as the most versatile first generation artist of the so-called Workshop School, which was founded by Frank McEwen. He worked as a painter and sculptor, but earned his living as a gallery attendant at the National...

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civil war, colonialism, gender
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Written and spoken word (novel, short story)
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Born in Bulawayo in former Rhodesia, today Zimbabwe, in 1964, Yvonne Vera is a star of Africa´s new post-colonial literature. Her short stories and award-winning novels do not glorify and try to authenticate a nostalgic image of Africa but rather search for a new identity. Her books tend to focus...

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Bürgerkrieg, Gender, Kolonialismus
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Die 1964 in Bulawayo, dem heutigen Simbabwe, geborene Yvonne Vera wird als Star der neuen postkolonialen Literatur Afrikas gefeiert. In ihren Kurzgeschichten und vielfach ausgezeichneten Romanen verweigert sie ein nostalgisches Bild Afrikas und setzt an die Stelle vermeintlicher Authentizität...

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Yvonne Vera