About The Speaker
Dana Whabira is a Zimbabwean artist, architect, and cultural facilitator, who lives and works in Harare. An architect by training, she studied art and design at Central Saint Martin’s College in London. Whabira has exhibited widely, she represented Zimbabwe at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, and participated at the Dak’art Biennale in 2018, in addition to taking up art residencies and giving talks locally and internationally. In 2013, Whabira founded Njelele Art Station, an independent project space located in downtown Harare that focuses on contemporary, experimental, and public art practice. Njelele is a meeting place for critical dialogue, where research projects seek to give shape or form to critical understandings of how we can live together.