an educational exchange
Getting ready for DETZIM 18, a gatherying at the Zimbabwe Cultural Centre in Detroit by members of the organization, research residents, previous DETZIM 16 participants and friends.
DETZIM 2016 - (Left to Right), Jessie Glander, Rachel Magadhi, Tariro Kamangira, Cythia Chimanga, Nyasha Chigama, and Manal Shoukair. Students from College for Creative Studies (USA) and the School of Art and Design at Chinhoyi University of Technology (Zimbabwe) at Christmas Pass, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
In 2016, Chido Johnson at the College for Creative Studies, together with Dr. Biggie Samuenda and Mr. Julius Nyamubaya from Chinhoyi Universty of Technology started the first exchange between the two institutions. The Class begain offsite in January 2016 and physically onsite in June 2016 for three weeks. During the exchange, students collaborated with their peers and produced work based on their personal research.
conductor - Chido, picture by Kristian Chanel, 2016.