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Greatjoy Ndlovu
Artist August House, Johannesburg, South Africa

Greatjoy Ndlovu is a full-time visual artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was born in the city of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He went on to study Art at Cyrene Mission in the Southern part of the Matabeleland region in Zimbabwe. Ndlovu has been enjoying a steady rise into art world prominence within South Africa, with exhibitions at national art fairs and galleries.
His current body of work renders more of its focus on the portrayal of masculinity, identity and the abstract representation of the nature of thought conceptions, particularly in light of mindset generation as expressed in his 2019 series “Conversations of a Man”. Greatjoy’s principal theme circumnavigates around merging motion and emotion to arouse mental...

AAF African Artists’ Foundation
Art Foundation/ Cultural Centre Nigeria, Lagos

African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African art. The underlying tenets of AAF are capacity building, peer support and advocacy.

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Art: An Essential Need, Emergency Grants
Africa
"Beauty will save the world" - Dostoevsky
7.5.2020
pIAR | perfocraZe International Artist Residency
Ghana
Through an inspiring conversation with multidisciplinary artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (best known as “crazinisT artisT”) we discovered the organization and passion behind perfocraZe International Artist Residency, in Kumasi, Ghana.
Angola AIR | Where Art is flying high
Angola
Angola Artist-In-Residence