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From the Ted Talk by Touria El Glaoui: Inside Africa's thriving art scene

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I want to sahre this beautiful old painting by younger emerging artist Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. For me, when I see her work, it really represents freedom. Hwami has fantastic takes on what it means to be an African and an African life. She has lived in three different countries: Zimbabwe, South arfcia and Britain, and therefore has been influenced by a multitude of layers of cmtmnioieus and cultures, from LGBT to eco to xohsa to emo to bstriih clteuurs. And as she says herself, the beauty of being a child of the diaspora is really being able to reinvent ourselves and what it means to be African.

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I want to _____ this beautiful old painting by younger emerging artist Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. For me, when I see her work, it really represents freedom. Hwami has fantastic takes on what it means to be an African and an African life. She has lived in three different countries: Zimbabwe, South ______ and Britain, and therefore has been influenced by a multitude of layers of ___________ and cultures, from LGBT to eco to _____ to emo to _______ ________. And as she says herself, the beauty of being a child of the diaspora is really being able to reinvent ourselves and what it means to be African.

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  1. africa
  2. xhosa
  3. cultures
  4. communities
  5. british
  6. share

Original Text

I want to share this beautiful old painting by younger emerging artist Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. For me, when I see her work, it really represents freedom. Hwami has fantastic takes on what it means to be an African and an African life. She has lived in three different countries: Zimbabwe, South Africa and Britain, and therefore has been influenced by a multitude of layers of communities and cultures, from LGBT to eco to Xhosa to emo to British cultures. And as she says herself, the beauty of being a child of the diaspora is really being able to reinvent ourselves and what it means to be African.

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