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Creative artist follows her dream of impacting knowledge and effecting change

Creative artist follows her dream of impacting knowledge and effecting change

Purity Masikati from Jaru Phase 1 Murambinda just like Martin Luther she had a dream, not about her four sons but of establishing her own dream of activism through art and showcasing her God given talents one day.

The creative artists who hails from the high density area of Jaru phase 1 vows to leave no stone unturned in her journey of creative art and designing with the aim of effecting positive thinking among her peers and the whole Murambinda community.

Drawing much of her inspiration from Martin Luther and other activists like the local Dhebhe the poet, Dominic Benhura among others, she believes her art can impact change in Murambinda community and the rest of the world.

Specializing her craft on impacting knowledge and effecting change, Purity is a devoted artists with the community at heart through his sustainable and reuse of the waste to create beautiful art pieces which ranges from washing basins,bins, crotchet bins, handbags and door mats all these made from recycle litter.

Speaking during the opening of her Solo exhibition themed I had a dream at the Murambinda community hall, the artists said she saw the need to recycle garbage and create some beautiful pieces with the hope to impact knowledge and inspire her fellow youth to partake the challenge to create a clean Murambinda.

Her dreams of a litter free growth point have come to manifestation as the artist is turning litter into golden pieces which can be latter sold for cash.

She really believes that art is spiritual and godly so it must speak and change lives in the growth point so she have decided to embark on a journey of effecting positive thinking among her peers and promoting a litter free environment .

 Her interest in art has its origins during the Covid-19 era, which made her realize talent and nurtured it to a point of working magic turning litter into gold .

Indeed dreams did come true for her as she is exhibiting her craft and the community showing up to witness the grand opening of her exhibition.

“It is during t lock-down when I realized I was good at creative art and i started working on my craft until i have decided to pursue my dream of being an environmental activist. So, it’s been four years now since I became serious with my work” she said.

The guest of honor Mr. Mhuru from the national arts council, provincial head said, it is a great Initiative and inspiring to see young girls with vision to create a litter free zone and turning garbage into beautiful craft which can be exported and showcased in different places.

“the current 5.0 education is encouraging pupils to be innovative and what purity did is commendable in transforming the growth point to a litter free zone , turning garbage into precious art which can be sold and showcased at different stages in the world , I hope others can emulate from her work which speaks volumes of her journey as an creative artist” he said.

Other guest who speaks on the grand opening said the craft is a strong statement which speaks loud of the possibility of yes we can and they encouraged other youths to follow suit and chase their dreams.

“the exhibition by the ambitious young girl is a ground breaking for the community limitations and it speaks volumes on the possibilities of the youth , other youth should feel challenged and showcase their God given talents to the world “

A friend to the artists Makanaka Zongororo said her friend was very creative from onset even during their school going days and could transform anything to a meaningful piece and she really happy to see her picking the courage and showcasing his gift to the world.

The exhibition is opened for the next three days were people can come and see the beautiful art pieces and have a chance to speak with the artist on her creativity process and inspirations at the Murambinda hall.

This is empowering for the girl-child to have community at heart and aims to create a litter free zone, turning garbage into priceless art pieces in line with country’s vision 2030 which foresees Zimbabwe becoming an upper middle income by the year 2030 .

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