is the founder and director of the Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts (ZIVA)
a design and new media training college in Harare. He has an MFA in
Graphic Design from Yale University. He returned home in 1998 to found ZIVA after working in New York City as a graphic designer, art director and design instructor. His book, Afrikan Alphabets: the Story of Writing in Africa
in 2004. It is the first book on Afrikan writing systems. Currently out of print, it will be re-printed in 2021. His award-winning first film, Shungu: The Resilience of a People
premiered at 2009’s (IDFA). Active on the international
lecture circuit, he was a speaker at TED2013
in Long Beach, California and was a TED speaker at the PMI 50th Anniversary Conference in Dar es Salaam in 2019. He has been published widely on design and cultural issues. He lives, works and farms in Harare.