Raphael Chikukwa

Born in Zimbabwe and worked mainly as an independent curator for more than ten years before joining the National Gallery of Zimbabwe mid 2010 as it’s Chief Curator. He is the founding curator of the 1st Zimbabwe Pavilion in 2011 and also curated the Zimbabwe Pavilion 2013 and 2015 at the Venice Biennale. After taking Zimbabwe to Venice in 2011, Chikukwa has taken part in a number of Forums that include, Art Basel Salon 2015, Cape Town Art Fair 2016, Re Zimbabwe Pavilion talk at INIVA (London) 1st World Biennale Forum in South Korea, KLA 2012 (Uganda), Condition Report forum in Senegal and Arco Madrid 2013. He is also the co curator for the Basket Case exhibition 2014, co curator of Kabbo Ka Muwala: Migration and Mobility in Contemporary Art, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Germany.


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