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Artist: Royal Katiyo in his own words

Artist: Royal Katiyo in his own words
9 years, 9 months ago Voice: Royal Katiyo, Chapungu Artist My name is Royal Katiyo. I'm an artist from Zimbabwe. I learned to sculpt from a friend by the name of Luke Mgavazi. That was in 1992, after my school. I joined Chapungu in 1994. Chapungu invited me to work with them ... Voice: Roy

Artist: Nicolas Kadsungura in his own words

Artist: Nicolas Kadsungura in his own words
9 years, 9 months ago Voice: Nicolas Kadsungura, Chapungu Artist My name is Nicholas Kadzungura. I'm an artist from Zimbabwe. I started sculpting in 1987 under the guidance of Dominic Benhura, one of our first generation artists in Zimbabwe. Ten years later, I went to ... Voice: Nicolas

Welcome from Dr. Peter Raven

Welcome from Dr. Peter Raven
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Dr. Peter H. Raven, President Welcome to the Missouri Botanical Garden and to our exhibition "Chapungu: Nature, Man, and Myth." I'm Dr. Peter Raven, president of the Garden. Use this cell phone commentary to learn a little more about these ... Voice: Dr. Peter

Introduction to the exhibition

Introduction to the exhibition
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Roy Guthrie, Director of Chapungu Sculpture Park My name is Roy Guthrie. I'm a director of the Chapungu Sculpture Park. It is wonderful to return to the Missouri Botanical Garden, where many of our artists displayed their work for the first time in ... Voice: Roy

About Zimbabwe from Roy Guthrie

About Zimbabwe from Roy Guthrie
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Roy Guthrie Zimbabwe is a subtropical African country located in the southern central part of Africa, slightly above South Africa, below Zambia, to the west of Mozambique, and to the east of Angola. And it is a country which is subtropical, as I've ... Voice: Roy

The meaning of Chapungu

The meaning of Chapungu
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Roy Guthrie The word "Chapungu" is the Shona word for the Bateleur eagle. It's an eagle which still exists in Africa in many of the low lying areas and we find it in Zimbabwe along the Zambezi valley and the Limpopo valley. For the Shona people ... Voice: Roy G

Chapungu exhibition shipping, weight, and installation

Chapungu exhibition shipping, weight, and installation
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Roy Guthrie The exhibit comes over in containers and the pieces are packed individually into large crates, wooden crates, and when they travel over the water, over the sea, they come across in containers. But once they are in the country, they're ... Voice: Roy

The stones in the exhibition

The stones in the exhibition
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Roy Guthrie All of the stone comes from Zimbabwe. When we first started the sculpture movement 50 years ago we couldn't find stone. But today, there is stone found all over the country and stones of great beauty and different strengths and ... Voice: Roy Guthrie

Chapungu Nights and Artist Worshops

Chapungu Nights and Artist Worshops
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Ann Walker I'm Anne Walker, the Garden's Chapungu Exhibition Outreach Liaison. Join us for Chapungu Nights every Thursday evening now through September. Spend a summer evening in the Garden seeing the sculptures from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. You can take ... Voice: Ann

Artist: Gideon Nyanhongo in his own words

Artist: Gideon Nyanhongo in his own words
10 years, 1 month ago Voice: Gedeon Nyanhongo, Chapungu Artist I am Gedeon Nyanhongo. I come from a family of well-known Zimbabwean sculptors, including my sister Agnes and my father Claude. When I first started sculpting, I went with one of Zimbabwe's most critically ... Voice: Gedeon Nyan