Summer Arts Intensive for BIPOC Teens

A large group of BIPOC teens outside with drums.
July 15 - 19, 9AM - 4PM
Chaka Chikodzi

This five-day arts intensive at the Tett Centre is an opportunity for racialized and newcomer teenagers to share an inclusive, unique art making experience. Each student works with a piece of volcanic rock from Zimbabwe and with the guidance of local artist Chaka Chikodzi, will create a small to medium size sculpture. The day also includes a rotation of arts workshops, including Zimbabwean dance, marimba, printmaking and collage. Funded by the City of Kingston Arts Fund and the Limestone District School Board, this opportunity is fully funded with transportation and lunch included!

Ages 14- 18 | Free


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About the Artist

Chaka Chikodzi is a Zimbabwean-Canadian stone sculptor and arts educator based in Kingston, Ontario. He works with volcanic rock from Zimbabwe where he began sculpting as a teenager and has a studio in Kingston and in Mvurwi, Zimbabwe, and works with a team of assistants. Chaka’s work is inspired by the beauty and simplicity of the natural rock formations that are unique to Zimbabwe’s landscape.