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“THE INVENTION OF ZIMBABWE” JHB LAUNCH

 Join us in welcoming the new issue of Chronic with Kudzanai Chiurai, Danai Mupotsa, Robert Machiri, Mike Tigere Mavura.  Wed 18 April; from 6pm African Flavour Books, Braamfontein, Johannesburg  See you there! Artwork by Chi Machiri  — read more in his brief history, with Mike Mavura, on the totems of Zimbabwe’s historical heavyweights and their […]

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Denderah Rising with Georgia Anne Muldrow + Thandi Ntuli Quartet + The Monkey Nuts live in Jo’burg

“Sound is defined by vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach the ear. Yet there is more to it when one imagines the hearing process as an involuntary command placed upon the body to be processed instantly. This realization can lead us to use sound as […]

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The Invention of Zimbabwe – New edition of Chimurenga’s Chronic available now!

14 November 2017. News breaks of a coup d’état underway in Zimbabwe. Tanks, armoured vehicles and military personnel are seen patrolling the capital, Harare. The images send shock waves through social media, traditional broadcast news networks and diplomatic channels. After nearly four decades at the helm, President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Commander-in-Chief, is set to be […]

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The Chimurenga Library: Who Killed Kabila – catalogue now available

The Chimurenga Library is a research platform that seeks to re-imagine the library as a laboratory for extended curiosity, new adventures, critical thinking, daydreaming, socio-political involvement, partying and random perusal. Curated by Chimurenga, it offers an opportunity to investigate the library and the archive as conceptual and physical spaces in which memories are preserved and […]

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Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories

The Corpse Exhibition and older graphic stories – a special issue of the Chronic, has won the 2017 Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Graphic Novel by Africans. The Nommo Awards, founded in 2016 by the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS), recognise the finest fantasy or science fiction works by Africans. The ASFS is a […]

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