The United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Brian A. Nichols, will be at Amagugu International Heritage Centre on Wednesday 1 2 December 2018. The occasion is the launch of the book Preservation of Ndebele Art and Architecture. Chapter contributions in the book are by Pathisa Nyathi, Clifford Zulu, Andre F. van Rooyen and John Knight. Editors are Pathisa Nyathi and Violette Kee Tui. The book documents traditional hut painting as practised in Matobo District. Vernacular architecture, as epitomised by rondavel huts and outlay of Ndebele homesteads, is also a core focus of the book. The project is funded under the auspices of the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. Copies of the book will be available in local libraries.
Preservation of Ndebele Art and Architecture
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