ONE SMALL SEED MAGAZINE Issue #28 Digital 03 - Page 17

Although LA-based, South African-born artist Ziman has directed videos for names such as Ozzy Osbourne, Toni Braxton, and Michael Jackson, he has been focusing on creating awareness in his home country lately. His recent exhibition Ghosts gave half a dozen Zimbabwean craftsmen in Johannesburg six months employment, and drew attention to the international arms deal and Africa – because ‘normally it only goes one way, into Africa’. Raised in the City of Gold during apartheid, he grew up in ‘a country that was heavily armed’ and ‘feels that this is something you should take a stand against.’