Biography

Moffat Takadiwa lives and works in Harare, Zimbabwe in the neighborhood of Mbare, one of the biggest hot-spots for the recycling and repurposing microeconomy in the country. In 2008, Takadiwa became a diplomaed graduate of Harare Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe. For years, Takadiwa has been utilizing his practice with a focus on rehabilitating his community. Part of the post-independence generation of artists in his country, he has exhibited extensively across major institutions in Zimbabwe as well as internationally. Recent exhibitions include Stormy Weather, Museum Arnhem, The Netherlands (2019); Second Hand, Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai (2019); KUBATANA, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Oslo (2019); Ex Africa—storie e identità di un’arte universale, Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna (2019); The Eye Sees Not Itself, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2018); De Nature en Sculpture, Villa Datris Foundation, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France (2017); and Say Hello to English, Tyburn Gallery, London (2017, solo).