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Dana Whabira is an artist, architect and cultural facilitator, who lives and works in Harare. An architect by training, she studied art and design at Central Saint Martin’s College in London (2011). Whabira employs a research-focused, context-driven experimental practice concerned with space, cartography and giving shape or form to critical understandings of how we can live together. She has exhibited widely, representing Zimbabwe at the 57th Venice Biennale (2017) and participating at Dak’art Biennale (2018) and the Mercosul Biennial (2020), in addition to taking up art residencies and giving talks locally and internationally. She is founder of Njelele Art Station, an urban laboratory that focuses on contemporary, experimental and public art practice.