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Artist Lecture: Saki Mafundikwa, graphic designer

  • Dates: March 17, 2021
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Price: free
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    Saki Mafundikwa is the founder and director of the Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts (ZIVA) a design and new media training college in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University. He returned home in 1998 to found ZIVA after working in New York City as a graphic designer, art director and design educator. His book, Afrikan Alphabets: the Story of Writing in Africa was published in 2004. Besides being of historical importance, it is also the first book on Afrikan typography. It is currently out of print. He has been published widely on design and cultural issues and is currently working on a revised edition of Afrikan Alphabets which he hopes will be published in 2021. He lives and farms in Harare, Zimbabwe.
    See https://opalka.sage.edu/programs-events/ for zoom link.

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