Nontsikelelo Mutiti & Tinashe Mushakavanhu: The Hairdresser of Harare

ntPASS Pop-up NYC resident, Nontsikelelo Mutiti steps out of her onsite braiding salon to join  writer Tinashe Mushakavanhu in a reading of The Hairdresser of Harare.

Zimbabwean-born artist and educator Mutiti’s African Hair Braiding Salon at the Chimurenga Library in the PERFORMA 15 Hub provides a framework to publish and present a range of works that are physical and performative in nature. Here, women of colour are brought into proximity with each other over the business of beauty.

Tinashe Mushakavanhu is a writer and researcher Zimbabwean literature and anarchism. He has written extensively on Dambudzo Marechera and his essays, short fiction and poetry have been published in numerous journals.


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