These are projects curated through ZCCD consul agents from both Detroit and Zimbabwe where cultural practitioners from either end of the globe respond to each other based on a connective theme.
An exchange between Detroit artist Bryce Detroit and Harare based artist, Biko MC (Stephen Biko Chisuvi) in honor of legacy of Zimbabwean musician Cde Chinx and his 1989 hit Roger Confirm. Sound production, editing and image design by Bryce Detroit, 2017.
3. Coat of Arms
“coat of arms” with Mary Fortuna, quilt (Detroit – 2016) and Tatenda Gwarada, carved wood (Mutare – 2016) (more info…)
2. Jit Exchange
“Jit Exchange” by Haleem Rahul aka Stringz (Detroit) and Franco Dhaka aka Slomo (Zimbabwe). Video filmed by Kumbulani Zamuchiya, Chido Johnson and edited by Dyani Douze. (more info…)
1. Songs of the other land
Hope Masike (Detroit) and Monica Blaire (Harare) music exchange (2013). Each artist were requested to select a song from the “other” land. Monica Blaire chose to personalize “Wake Up” a song by Oliver Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe) that was released 8 July, 2003 from his collection “The Tuku Years.” Hope Masike initiated the exchange with a song by Detroit rapper Eminem and his song “Cleanin’ Out My Closet” which was released September 17, 2002 from his album “The Eminem Show.”