Taurai Valerie Mtake

* m a d í m ì 

*madímì is an ongoing project looking at the revival of Nguni symbol writing, examining indigenous knowledge embedded within writing systems. The aim is to reveal how this knowledge may be authentically and thoughtfully brought into contemporary visual practice and passed on to following generations.

J u d g e s ’   c o m m e n t s :

This is an identity-creating, explorative project with an ambitious aim of decoding and shifting a typographical language from one context to another. A personal expression that aims to increase awareness and thereby expand the Euro-centric typographical discourse.