About Chiedza 

Photo: Nat Caine

Photo: Nat Caine


When Chiedza was ten, she won a Merit prize for the 1997 Japanese Postage Stamp Design competition while living in Zimbabwe. Today, Chiedza Pasipanodya (chee-ed-za  pasi-pano-jga) works diligently as a curator, artist and writer working in a variety of themes around liberation, unearthing, and in-between spaces. Her preferred mediums are collage, painting, photography and writing.  She is currently studying at OCAD University in Criticism and Curatorial Practices, curating across the city, educating and art-making.

Chiedza recently showed work in Altar Call: The Architecture of Black Sacred Space at Rootwork Gallery for the Chicago Architecture Biennial and co-curated the Hacking Black Futures show alongside Andre Baynes.  She is presently a member of We Curate, We Critique Collective, an arts collective invested in expanding the ways in which creative work by Black Canadians is engaged, promoted and supported. They recently presented at the Creative Time Summit in Toronto. In April 2018, Chiedza contributed writing to Canadian Art magazine. 



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