ZCCD


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Zimbabwe Cultural Centre in Detroit (ZCCD) mission is to educate, archive, and promote the arts and culture of Zimbabwe. Our goal is to encourage strong ties between culture producers and residents in both Zimbabwe and abroad acting as catalysts for critical artistic production as well as cultural exchange between diverse communities.




COMRADES / Mono Mukundu





ZCCD Research Fellow 2018



Mono at the ZCCD archives, 2018.









@mono_mukundu master class at the Center of World Performance Studies with Michael Gould.

Joyce Jenje Makwenda is an archivist, historian, ethnomusicologist and writer who was born in Zimbabwe in 1958. She lives and works in Harare where she founded and runs the Joyce Jenje Makwenda Collection Archive. It is one of the largest privately-owned archives of documented interviews, newspaper, vinyl records, photogaphy, musical instruments, amongst other objects and materials, in Zimbabwe. For the past 30 years her work has been focused on early urban culture, music, politics, education, religion, media, fashion, sexuality (taboo), cultural issues and women’s histories in Zimbabwe. Some of her notable publications are Zimbabwe Township Music (2005), Divorce Taken (2009), and Women Musicians of Zimbabwe (2013).


     








@mono_mukundu master class at the Center of World Performance Studies with Michael Gould.




Mono Mukundu with DJ Javonte making music.