‘To me, art is a means that can bring together all societies and cultures around the world. There is oneness in art, there is no language, no perception of color but only the light of the soul which I believe is human.’
At the age of seventeen, Harry Mutasa (1973) enrolled into an art school in the Harare ghetto neighbourhood of Bare. He stayed in the studio in Amsterdam in 1999, in preparation of an exhibition in Heilo. He has also exhibited in Zimbabwe, Finland, Germany, Italy, Australia and the USA.
In his work, Mutasa aims to demonstrate that there’s a different side to every story. People take a lot of things for granted and take a negative view. Mutasa likes to look on the bright side of things. Mutasa works with ‘weld art’, which is a media that allows the artist to express himself through metal sculpture made from different scraps of metal and also through canvas painting in abstract.