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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 / Ngonidzashe Rashid Chakupa

Ngonidzashe Rashid Chakupa participated in DETZIM 2016 and was a collaborator in a Skype + Mix project in 2019 titled Warrior with DJ Drummerbeat from Detroit (USA) and DJ Nivek from Harare (Zimbabwe) edited by Kumbulani Zamuchiya. The title was influenced by his anaimation he did for DETZIM titled Princess Warrior.

Ngonidzashe Rashid Chakupa was born and raised in Mutare, studied in Mrehwa and Chinhoyi, eventually  receiving a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Creative Art and Design from Chinhoyi University of Technology in 2016.

He now lives in Harare and works as a Motion Graphic Designer. On his spare time he volunteers as an animation consultant for a non-profit organization in Chitungwiza.