I’m off to South Africa to co-lead a two-week study abroad program on the role of museums, art, and cultural heritage in social change through Michigan Sate University. Travel vicariously on our adventures in museums, community arts, and giraffe-spotting on the program blog.
Almost ten years ago I stumbled over my broken Zulu through a series of interviews with an incredible group of artists from the Siyazama Project–a craft/economic development project focusing on HIV/AIDS education with women in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. After many years of dreaming about it, the book that Kate Wells, Marsha MacDowell, Kurt Dewhurst, and I worked so hard on is finally here.
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