Basket Case II

BCII NGZ

BASKET CASE II is a visual art, design and craft project bringing together international artists, designers and Zimbabwean basket weavers. Developed over two years, from 2012 to 2014, this project was delivered in two phases consisting of artists residencies and designers workshops in five weaving communities throughout Zimbabwe.

The exhibition was presented at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo from 29 January to 21 March 2015. It was previously shown at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, from 30 October to 15 December 2014.

ARTISTS
Ifeoma Anyaeji, Delaine Le Bas, Alexandra Bircken, matali crasset, Tapfuma Gutsa, Sebastian Herkner, Michel Paysant, including collaborations with Eric Gauss and Justin Langlands.

WEAVING COMMUNITIES

Binga Craft Centre, Bulawayo Home Industries, Lupane Women’s Centre, Zienzele Foundation, STEP Trust

CURATORS
Raphael Chikukwa, Chief Curator, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Christine Eyene, Guild Research Fellow in Contemporary Art, University of Central Lancashire

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Curatorial statement

Artists biographies

Exhibition photo gallery

BASKET CASE II is a project commissioned by the EUNIC Zimbabwe Cluster (Alliance Française, British Council and Goethe Institute) funded by the European Union, delivered in collaboration with the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.

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