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Writer, sound artist and educator Belinda Zhawi stages a new performance in response to Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s exhibition at Gasworks, (15,952km) via Trans-Sahara Hwy N1. Zhawi combines poetry and sound to explore the emotional landscape of youth migration whilst interrogating what it means to forge identities based on geographies.

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Belinda Zhawi is a Zimbabwean born writer, sound artist and educator based in London. Her work explores Afro-diasporic research and narratives, looking at how art and education can be used as intersectional tools. She was the ICA's Associate Poet in 2016/17, and she is currently the Serpentine’s Schools Artist-in-Residence. Zhawi co-founded the BORN::FREE literary arts platform. She is the author of Small Inheritances (ignitionpress, 2018).


This event accompanies Kudzanai-Violet Hwami's exhibition (15,952km) via Trans-Sahara Hwy N1 at Gasworks, which continues until 15 December.