About the 19/20 HUB-BUB Artists-in-residence


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Masimba Hwati

Masimba is a mixed media Artist Living and working in Zimbabwe, Cape Town, and Detroit Michigan. His work explores the transformation of indigenous knowledge systems and cultural resistance.

He juxtaposes cultural objects and symbols with ephemeral mainstream symbols. His work is pre-occupied with contemporary and historical themes working with found objects performance and sound he creates antennas, gadgets of memory and experiences.

His work has been shown in places like Germany, France, Canada, and London, The United states of America, Australia and Southern Africa. In 2015 he represented Zimbabwe at the 56th edition of the Venice Biennale in Italy. Hwati has conducted research in Cape Town, Avignon , Nova Scotia , and Detroit.

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Shuk Han Lui

Shuk Han Lui is a multidisciplinary artist who works predominantly in mixed-media paintings and artist’s books.

Her practice takes a meditative focus and explores relationships between drawing, painting, piano, and the use of space.

She is the recipient of several research grants and fellowships, including the Don Bachardy Fellowship, the Wilson Center Graduate Research Award, and the Looney Foundation Graduate Fellowship. Lui earned her MFA in Drawing and Painting from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia.


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