Charles Mudede


Charles Mudede

Charles Mudede—who writes about film, books, music, and his life in Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, the United States, and the United Kingdom for The Stranger—was born near a steel plant in Kwe Kwe, Zimbabwe. Mudede is also a filmmaker: two of his films, Police Beat and Zoo, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and Zoo was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Mudede has written for The New York Times, Cinema Scope, Ars Electronica, C Theory, and various academic journals. He also wrote the liner notes for Best of Del Tha Funkee Homosapien: Elektra Years.


 

Mw [Moment Magnitude] is organized by the Frye Art Museum and curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Joshua Kohl, Ryan Mitchell, Doug Nufer, and Yoko Ott. The exhibition is funded by the Frye Foundation with the generous support of Frye Art Museum members and donors. Sponsored by Frank Stagen, Nitze-Stagen, and Riddell Williams, it is supported by the Washington State Arts Commission, with funding—in part—by The Wallace Foundation, and by 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Seasonal support of the Frye Art Museum is provided by Canonicus Fund and ArtsFund.

Media sponsorship of Mw [Moment Magnitude] is by KUOW 94.9FM and The Stranger. Opening event sponsorship is by The Boeing Company.