Zambian artist drills locals

Zambian artist who is the also Judge of this year's Thapong awards gave local visual artists some tips on how they can expand their work. PC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Zambian artist who is the also Judge of this year's Thapong awards gave local visual artists some tips on how they can expand their work. PC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

As a form of feedback before the Thapong Artist of the Year awards (TAYA) and BTC phone book competition grand finale on November 21, the main judge of the competitions recently invited artists for a presentation at Thapong Visual Arts Centre.

The judge, Kenneth Chulu who is an artist from Zambia,  told the artists that areas such as sculpture, photography and conceptual art are still lacking.

“For those to improve, you should look at the technical aspects such as narrative. We need to learn more about writing our artworks statements because that is crucial. Sometimes people lose out points because they could not link what is physically presented with what is written,” he revealed.

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