Breeze Yoko on residency at Njelele Art Station
Cape Town >> Harare
Wednesday 13.11.2019: 2.30pm
Artist Talk: Breeze Yoko in conversation with Raphael Chikukwa
National Gallery of Zimbabwe, 20 Julius Nyerere Way, Harare
Thursday 14.11.2019: 5.30pm
Njelele Art Station, 131 Kaguvi Street, Harare
Cape Town artist Breeze Yoko will be on residency at Njelele Art Station from 6 to 18 November 2019. Breeze is a multidisciplinary visual artist specialising in graffiti/urban art and video. He has painted in over 13 countries and has participated in urban art projects and festivals in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Senegal, Germany, Sweden, France, London and many more. His earlier video work won awards at the Tricontinental Film Festival, Sienna Film Festival, Italy; and Dak’Art, Senegal and led to his participation at the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2008. As well as producing visual art, he has curated a number of urban culture events and exhibitions including ‘Street Talk’ (2014), Hazard Gallery, Johannesburg featuring some of South Africa’s prominent street artists; ‘Deep Memory’ (2017), Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden featuring contemporary artists from around the globe. Breeze is the founder and Artistic Director of Ubuhle Bendalo urban contemporary art residency programme that champions and promotes the movement creating new opportunities for the presentation of artists and work.
Love is A Revolutionary Act
During his residency, Breeze will be the first guest artist at Njelele to produce an episode entitled ‘Love is A Revolutionary Act’ as part of a planned podcast series ‘On Love’. During his residency there will be two public events.
Photo: Madoda Mkhobeni