Johnson Zuze

Johnson Zuze

Hub: HARARE

I am an environmentally conscious visual artist destined to find and preserve the beautiful in the hideous.

Skills

Singer
40%

Composer
60%

Writer
70%

Ilze Mari Wessels

Ilze Mari Wessels

Hub: PRETORIA

Architect and artist interested in exploration, navigation and documentation of contexts through the medium of maps, photography and art.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
85%

Writer
90%

Ngonidzashe Tsiga

Ngonidzashe Tsiga

Hub: HARARE
Myer Taub

Myer Taub

Hub: PRETORIA

I am a playwright, academic, and performer who presently teach in the Drama Department of the University of Pretoria. I believe that SLOW Art is about conversation and about making waste into art.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
80%

Writer
95%

Prince Shapiro

Prince Shapiro

Hub: JOHANNESBURG

I am a poet and author who is a member of the SLOWart Network. I currently reside in South Africa. For me, SLOW Art is the future as it provides solutions to the urban problems of waste while creating awareness among rural folk.

Skills

Singer
80%

Composer
90%

Writer
95%

Pierre Reyneke

Pierre Reyneke

Hub: PRETORIA

I am a researcher with a background in Anthropology. My current work involves developing and implementing offset programs for Nova Institute (NPO). My personal interest  lies in the way that materiality shapes relations between people, specifically how people relate to each other regarding their own relation to waste materials.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
80%

Writer
85%

Lionel Potgieter

Lionel Potgieter

Hub: PRETORIA
Olipa Phiri

Olipa Phiri

Hub: PRETORIA

I am a postgraduate student at University of Pretoria and a development practitioner in a civil society organisation. My goal is to become an advocate, inspiring governments in southern Africa to invest in policies, innovations and programmes such as permaculture and sustainable agriculture. Most importantly it is ensuring that such projects bring out meaningful change to communities, especially women and children.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
75%

Writer
80%

Irvine Muzuva

Irvine Muzuva

Hub: HARARE

Coming from Kufunda (learning) Village in Zimbabwe (www.kufunda.org), I am an experienced facilitator  and practitioner of The Art of Participatory Leadership. I am on a learning journey, exploring personal leadership and ways of engaging in conversations that matter. Having my passion tired on wanting to be part of creating better worlds for all humans, animal, environment and what is. I believe that SLOWart network is a platform enabling us to see the abundance and endless possibilities of creation that are buried in our dumping sites. Deep gratitude for being part of this journey of understanding and creating from waste.

Skills
Singer
70%

Composer
60%

Writer
80%

Terrence Musekiwa

Terrence Musekiwa

Hub: HARARE

I was born in Chitungwiza in Zimbabwe in 1990 and currently work in Harare. I come from a line of stone sculptors and this led me to begin carving stone at the age of five. My work is conceptual and vernacular and brings about a dialogue on present day Zimbabwe. My work speaks to the mechanics that permeates the personal lives of Zimbabweans.

Skills

Singer
60%

Composer
55%

Writer
70%

Emmanuel Munano

Emmanuel Munano

Hub: PRETORIA

I am a photographer based in Pretoria. I represent Pretoria Street Photography as a skills facilitator for environmental awareness photography workshops. I am interested in translating research into imagery and documenting capital cities as cultural melting pots.

Skills

Singer
90%

Composer
60%

Writer
75%

Zaza Muchemwa

Zaza Muchemwa

Hub: HARARE

I’m a poet, playwright and theatre director interested in creating art that speaks to the environment I live in. For me, waste is a crisis resulting from bad practices that we have to interrogate and unlearn.

Skills

Singer
80%

Composer
85%

Writer
95%

Theresa Makomborero Muchemwa

Theresa Makomborero Muchemwa

Hub: HARARE
Skills

Singer
75%

Composer
80%

Writer
95%

Keneilwe Mokoena

Keneilwe Mokoena

Hub: PRETORIA

Keneilwe Mokoena is a visual artist and curator from Pretoria, currently living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Skills

Singer
60%

Composer
85%

Writer
80%

Menzi Mbonambi

Menzi Mbonambi

Hub: JOHANNESBURG

I’m a creator, artist and innovator. I work with elements of nature, from roots to ether, deciphering melodies from the celestial paradise, reaching to the physical plane which I translate into physical realities.

Skills

Singer
10%

Composer
15%

Writer
70%

Keith Mberi

Keith Mberi

Hub: JOHANNESBURG
Sibu Masters

Sibu Masters

Hub: PRETORIA
Skills

Singer
60%

Composer
85%

Writer
80%

Thabiso Legodi

Thabiso Legodi

Hub: PRETORIA

I am a cultural worker and researcher currently studying at the University of Pretoria. I am a member of the SLOWart network’s Pretoria hub and I am interested in the ways in which space can be read in terms of waste, i.e. wasted space, as well as the role of art in transforming space.

Skills

Singer
90%

Composer
85%

Writer
80%

Detlev Krige

Detlev Krige

Hub: JOHANNESBURG

I am an anthropologist and writer who currently teaches Anthropology and Development Studies at the University of Pretoria. I am a member of the SLOWart Network and I am interested in how art made from discarded material mediates the tension between waste as a source of social critique and waste as a source of income generation.

Skills

Singer
80%

Composer
70%

Writer
95%

Kganyapa Kganyapa

Kganyapa Kganyapa

Hub: JOHANNESBURG

I am a social entrepreneur who works with the Green Office in the Johannesburg inner city. Art has been instrumental to me in relooking and re-contextualising the social ills I observe in the city.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
60%

Writer
80%

Pedro Julião

Pedro Julião

Hub: MAPUTO

I’m an artist, anthropologist and writer. My interests include making installations, creating performance art and issues concerning sustainability. I’m from Maputo and I am currently a research associate at Kaleidoscopio – Research in Public Policy and Culture.

Skills

Singer
50%

Composer
80%

Writer
90%

Admire Gwatidzo

Admire Gwatidzo

Hub: Harare

I am 36 years old and from Zimbabwe. I currently work at Kufunda Village as a permaculturist and facilitator. My interests include combining creative permaculture gardening and recycled art in order to bring life to waste and discarded materials.

Skills

Singer
70%

Composer
80%

Writer
75%

Daniela Guita

Daniela Guita

Hub: MAPUTO

I am an art teacher from Maputo currently working in Inhambane. I like teaching because it allows me to connect with and learn from students. I would like to contribute to a better world.

Skills

Singer
60%

Composer
80%

Writer
90%

Heitor Rebeca Dos Santos

Heitor Rebeca Dos Santos

Hub: Maputo

An English teacher and translator, and self-taught artist since 1990. Heitor’s work mostly consists of collage, cork and capulana pieces, and paper paste (mache).

Skills

Singer
75%

Composer
60%

Writer
90%

João Paulo Bias

João Paulo Bias

Hub: MAPUTO
Skills

Singer
90%

Composer
85%

Writer
50%

Euclides Gonçalves

Euclides Gonçalves

Hub: MAPUTO

I am an anthropologist based at Kaleidoscopio – Research in Public Policy and Culture. I am interested in exploring the intersection between studies of bureaucracies and discard studies to see in what ways “waste” in bureaucratic practice shapes policy making.

Skills

Singer
30%

Composer
45%

Writer
70%

David Aguacheiro

David Aguacheiro

Hub: MAPUTO

I am a film maker, graphic designer, photographer, visual and cinematic artist from Mozambique, currently residing in Maputo. My work is inspired by the natural environment and a concern for human rights.

Skills

Singer
60%

Composer
75%

Writer
80%