Chishamiso is a personal art blog that explores culture, identity and politics. The digital portfolio takes an interdisciplinary approach, exploring the ways in which art, fashion and photography can inform our understanding of culture, politics and philosophy.
Conceived during Shamiso’s masters degree in English Literature, the website is an articulation of personal style with an influence of cultural and critical theory.
Chishamiso is a metaphorical and literal extension of self. Shamiso’s name, originating from the Zimbabwean dialect of Shona means a miracle. When prefixed with ‘chi’ , the name describes the feeling of witnessing somiething new, unusual and extraordinary.
Chishamiso.com is a celebration of identity and culture in their divine becoming.