Embassy of Foreign Artists     

Georgina Maxim

*1980 in Harare (Zimbabwe), currently lives and works in Bonn (Germany)
Residency period : April to June 2017
Visual artist and arts manager

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia Johanessburg

Georgina Maxim is a mixed media found object artist and arts manager. For many years she was an important part of the administration of Gallery Delta, while at the same time pursuing her own practice. Together with Misheck Masamvu, she is the co-founder of Village Unhu, which today functions as an artists collective and has a space for residencies and exhibitions in Chisipite, Harare.

Georgina Maxim will be mining oral and dress traditions during her residency at the Embassy of Foreign Artists in Geneva. Her work involves the collecting of dresses and the re-enacting / re-imagining of their original context of creation and use, through the deployment of materials inspired by stories. 

Website of Village Unhu

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