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  • Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) 2010 - Index of articles, audio and images

  • Inside/Out with Tonderai Munyevu, African performing artist and gender activist
    April 29, 2010

    Describe yourself in five words?
    Androgynous, colourful, intense, A Breeze, son.

    What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
    Be yourself.

    What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
    Trying to fly to NYC when I was drunk.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My scarves - I have hundreds of them.

    What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
    Self pity.

    Do you have any strange hobbies?
    Collecting scarves.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    That I sometimes look aloof.

    What is your greatest extravagance?

    What have you got in your fridge?
    Greek yoghurt.

    What is your greatest fear?

    What have you got in your pockets right now?
    My Zimbabwe phone, my Iphone, a lighter and my wallet.

    What is your favourite journey?
    The one to my mother's house. I'm always terrified, dismayed or impatient.

    Who are your heroes in real life?
    My 7 year old nephew because he is fearless. He once told me to "get up and have a shower, and then I'll be fine."

    When and where were you happiest?
    New York, 2002.

    What's your biggest vice?
    People; friends.

    What were you like at school?
    Bullied and uncomfortable.

    What are you doing next?
    Conquering the world!

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