In praise of the Art Club
Letter from Darren Whittingham, Start
We have just read Saki Mafundikwa’s piece (Eye no. 59 vol. 15) about the Highfield Art Club in Zimbabwe – brilliant work.
As well as Start’s work for clients such as Virgin, Bentley and the BBC we are involved with several artists’ collectives and have just developed a website for Scrawl to sell limited-edition prints of their artwork online. Having read about the Highfield Art Club we think there could be an opportunity to develop a working relationship with the club and hope you can help us to facilitate this.
The editor writes: Start has been in touch with the author and the Highfield Art Club and it has also arranged to send a consignment of surplus computer equipment to the ZIVA art school in Zimbabwe. Watch this space.
First published in Eye no. 60 vol. 15 2006
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