‘Lusaka My City’ Workshop

‘Lusaka My City’ was The stART Foundation’s second workshop this year, with 25 young artists selected from our previous workshops based on their talent and ability. The participants came from several organisations and schools around Lusaka. This was a painting workshop, led by Lutanda Mwamba and Vandita Varjangbhay, who are both Zambian artists. The young.. read more →

“Movement-Momentum” Exhibition: Emerging Artists

The stART Foundation’s most recent exhibition, held on Friday 3rd May 2013 at 37d Gallery on the theme of “Movement & Momentum”, was an overwhelming success. The exhibition showcased original artworks of six young, dynamic, emerging artists in Zambia: Rabson Phiri, Mulenga Mulenga, Natasha Evans, David Makala, Emmanuel Chibaye and Tom Phiri. A wide range.. read more →

Chipembele and the Litter Elephant project, Mfuwe

stART’s resident artist and JUST IMAGINE! project leader in Mfuwe, Pam Guhrs-Carr, has joined forces with Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust in Mfuwe to launch the Mother & Baby “Litter” Elephant sculptures in Mfuwe Town.  For more information on Chipembele:  www.chipembele.org read more →

Stary Mwaba featuring in our Ongoing Exhibition

The Other Side of the Fence, Stary Mwaba   Stary Mwaba has recently been selected to participate in  Bisi Silva’s Centre for Contemporary Art Project in Ghana this coming May. This is a great opportunity for Stary, and the stART Foundation has agreed to assist Stary to raise the funds he needs to participate.  The 37d.. read more →

The Mandala Workshop Short Film

The short film below gives some insight into the very successful Mandala Workshop held in Lusaka in early March. We hope you enjoy it! Our special thanks to Peder Bjorling who created the film for stART. read more →

The Mandala Workshop

Mandala Workshop March 1-3, 2013 Visual Arts Council (Henry Tayali Gallery, Showgrounds) The participants of the workshop were 50 children from different schools and organisations based in Lusaka, who were selected from a competition held at the beginning of the year according to their artistic ability. The workshop was conducted by two Zambian artists, Mwamba.. read more →

The Litter Elephant

What is it? A four meter high three meter wide elephant made out of chicken wire, reinforcement steel and recycled materials that will involve local children who live in and around Mfuwe in an activity to construct it. Continuing with the stArt mask workshops recycling theme, we would mobilize all the children along the populated.. read more →

Verbatim Report on Mfuwe Kids Masks Sales from Pam

Yesterday everyone gathered in an empty classroom with Godbish and myself while the head teacher of Yosefe presented the kids and guardians with the money – a big success and much gratitude expressed for these school fees especially as now there is the extra expense of exam fees. There was much chuffed celebration as he handed out.. read more →

Beyond the Mask Exhibition

Within the contemporary setting of 37d Gallery, photographer Francois d’Elbee merged imagination and ritual to create an original and collaborative collection of enigmatic artworks envisioned within the media of Photography. Francois used classic camerawork with innovative print technology to articulate a unique interpretation of a traditional art form:  The Chokwe Mask. 37d Gallery also exhibited.. read more →

The StART Foundation’s Visual Arts Competition Finalists Announced

The StART Foundation’s Visual Arts Competition of 2012 has been adjudicated. In our aim to seek out new & original talent, we were excited by the response; receiving some 25 submissions from up & coming artists in Zambia. From the entries, a jury of artists and critics selected 4 artists who show outstanding promise. These.. read more →