Biography

Takadiwa graduated with a BA Honours from Harare Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe in 2008. Part of the post-independence generation of artists in Zimbabwe, Takadiwa has exhibited extensively across major institutions in Zimbabwe as well as internationally. Takadiwa also was a founding member of a First Floor Gallery in Harare where he played a part in mentoring the growing artist community. Recent exhibitions include This is Not Africa: Unlearn What You Have Learned, ARoS Museum, Dennmark (2021); Mr. Foreman you have destroyed the farm, Semiose, Paris, France (2021, solo); INXS: Never Before Seen Major Works by Simphiwe Ndzube, Moffat Takadiwa, Zhou Yilun, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2020); Son of the Soil, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2019, solo); Thread., Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (2019); Stormy Weather, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands (2019); Second Hand: Selected Works from the Jameel Art Collection, Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2019); Material Insanity, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, Marrakech, Morocco (2019); The Eye Sees Not Itself, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles (2018); and Chinafrika. under construction, Museum for Contemporary Art Leipzig (2017).