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In pictures: Zimbabwe's junk art

Zimbabwe is renowned for its stone sculpture. But a new wave of urban art made from thrown-away objects is emerging, which often reflects the difficult times the country is facing.

Harare National Gallery Director Doreen Sibanda says their new exhibition shows how skills long used to make toys from old junk have now graduated into a fully-fledged art form.

Here, Taurai Gondo’s wire and wood Lamentations speaks of suffering, with a caged figure looking up for inspiration.

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