Ruramai “Rudo” Musekiwa Celebrates African Heroines in her Sibahle Poster Series including Lupita Nyong’o, Miriam Makeba, Alek Wek, Lira, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Winnie Mandela and more – released for South Africa’s National Women’s Day on August 9th, 2015
, Miriam Makeba
, Alek Wek
and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
are just a few of the dynamic women featured in Ruramai “Rudo” Musekiwa
poster series. The Zimbabwe-born, Johannesburg-based artist and activist created the collection to acknowledge the contributions made by both well-known and unsung heroines from the continent in time for South Africa’s National Women’s Day
on August 9th.
“The Sibahle Poster Series is an ongoing body of work paying tribute to phenomenal African women,” Musekiwa said in a press release. “The statement it seeks to make, is that our young girls can and should find inspiration right here, within the continent, within our context as a people. Women are the pillars of our society and it is imperative that we pay homage to inspirational women that not only radiate authenticity and passion within their respective crafts, but also understand how their purpose is connected to others (Ubuntu).”