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Chituwa Jemali

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Chituwa Jemali was born in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1969. He served as an apprentice to two world renowned first generation master sculptors, Moses Masaya and Nicholas Mukomberanwa.

"To Jemali, sculpture is a new way of expressing what he already knows, has seen or heard and what is embedded in his historic consciousness and sense of ancestry. Like many young artist, Jemali understands much of what took place before his birth and his circumstances are in part the circumstances of his history. His work embodies concerns which are centuries old, concerns of religion and social history.

Sometimes his subjects are frozen, huddled in stone, sometimes they are free, almost disassociated from their material." ... Narrative by Celia Winter-Irving, author of "Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe".

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