The goal of the RESIDENCE EXCHANGE program is to provide a physical research opportunities for cultural practitioners from Detroit and Zimbabwe. The goal is to facilitate space for research, cultural explorations, and learn about each other’s artistic communities.
Franco Dhaka aka Slomo, Zimbabwean musician and dancer
Kumbulani Zamuchiya, co-founder of ZCCD and documentary film maker
Mono Mukundu, Zimbabwean musicologist, musician and recording artist
Plot Mhako, Zimbabwean social, community, youth, and urban arts activist, contemporary urban music organizer.
Haleem “Stringz” Rasul, Detroit dancer
This program was initiated through a Knights Foundation and in partnership with Njelele Art Station in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is made possible through the additional partnership with Penny Stamp Lecture Series, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, ResD, Resonant Detroit, Detroit, USA, Jibilika Dance Trust, Harare, Zimbabwe, Popps Packing, Hamtramck, USA, Power House Production, Detroit, USA, as well as Alia Prod