Book review: Harare North

 Author: Brian Chikwava– Caine Prize winner, 2004 Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London Year of publication: 2009 Pages: 230 (Hard cover) Harare North is a novel narrated mostly in first person by an unnamed asylum-seeker from Zimbabwe. It starts as the narrator arrives at Gatwick airport with only an old cardboard suitcase that has his mother’s scentContinue reading “Book review: Harare North”

Art on skin: Valary Mdeizi

Self-taught makeup artist Valary Mdeizi has made her art more than just about making her clients -her canvases- prettier. She went pro in 2013 for a music video shoot, and that train has been chugging ever since. Her art is inspired by nature, cultures, poetry, paintings and people; among many other things. Here is aContinue reading “Art on skin: Valary Mdeizi”