Ayi kwei Armah

Zimbabwe in Cultural Transition

The history of Zimbabwean visual culture is a complex journey from ancestral the acres to morden day and futuristic times. This history is punctuated by dramatic transformations and redefinition of values. The visual culture of this nation is highly dependent on the myths, legends and beliefs that govern the culture of the people of Zimbabwe.

Innate, Implied and Imparted Energy

Innate Energy (Industrial or chemical energy)
This is a general form of energy attached to an object. This type of energy is in proximity to the industrial or the chemical process of manufacture of the object in question e.g. innate response to an old shoe would be something like.

A Thousand Icons on a cultural desktop

1) A relative aura that exists around objects, has an ability to evoke memories and trigger emotion and thought through visual interaction.
2) The visual ability of an object to stimulate
3) An Intuitive stimuli force generated by objects through visual interaction. Definition or classification of this force is based on varied response.

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