Zimbabwe Artist Maseko Finalist for Freedom to Create Prize

Posted on November 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

Zim Artist Owen Maseko expresses the atrocities of the Gukurahundi (5th Brigade) through his painting, graffiti and 3D installations, with the hope that greater cheap oakley openness about the massacres will lead to reconciliation and national healing. freeDimensional recently provided Maseko a Creative Safe Haven residency in Bilbao, Spain, and we just learned that he is a finalist for the Freedom to Create Prize, which will be awarded at the Citadel in Cairo in December.  Read more about Owen’s ordeal in this Guardian article.


3 Responses to “Zimbabwe Artist Maseko Finalist for Freedom to Create Prize”

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    December 20th, 2010 @ 12:03 pm

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