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Participantes Centro Selva Julio - Agosto 2012 / July - August 2012 Centros Selva Artist in Residency Participants

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Mwamba Mulangala (Zambia, 1976). His artwork is based on an inquiry into the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups as they struggle to survive and thrive in society, and the relationships between them. This includes personal provocations, the fight for access to equal opportunities, conflict resolution and political activism. His creative journey began with a period of paintings developed from recycling canvases he initially used as paint mixing surfaces. He now creates allegorical pieces that include assemblages and combinations of painting and installation using found and waste material. He studied Art Education at the Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts and Commerce. Apart from a number of solo exhibitions in Zambia, Mwamba has exhibited at the Dubuque Museum of Art in Iowa and has also been part of group exhibitions in New York City and Los Angeles, including Heidelberg in Germany, and the Dak’Art African Contemporary Art Biennale in Dakar, Senegal. In addition, he…