Silo 1 by Thomas Heatherwick

People are fascinated with Africa. And now there is going to be this institution that provide a portal for the world to come back into Africa to understand better the ideas being generated because of this massive, diverse continent’s brain power.

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in honour of the renowned Zeitz Collection, which will form the museum’s founding collection, has been conceptualised by the V&A Waterfront and world renowned architect, Thomas Heatherwick. Considered by many to be the leading collection of contemporary art from Africa and its Diaspora, Jochen Zeitz will pledge his collection, support the running costs of the museum and give the museum a budget to buy new important artworks to ensure the collection remains a relevant and up to date.

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