African Rock Art Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Safari

David has just completed a successful Zimbabwe rock art safari. The group of 8 plus David and his Zimbabwe friend and safari partner Pierre Jaunet, began the journey in Harare, the capital, and then drove north and east visiting important sites known to David . . .
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Yo Yo Ma and the Kalahari

In June 2023, David Coulson was reunited with an old friend, Yo Yo Ma, the cellist, who gave a solo concert in Nairobi near the end of his five-year tour, The Bach Project, which has taken him to 36 cities across six continents.
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Nigeria Rock Art Exhibition Lagos

TARA’s David Coulson and Terry Little attended the opening of the Nigerian Rock Art exhibition at the National Museum in Lagos, which represented . . .
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Kenya and Lake Turkana Film Project

TARA, the National Museum of Kenya and a British film organisation (C&T) collaborated on an innovative film project in the deserts of northern Kenya and at Lake Turkana in January 2023.
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Royal Geographic Society 2021 Cherry Keaton Award

David Coulson was awarded the prestigious RGS-IBS Cherry Kearton medal and award in June 2021 for his lifetime's work to create a visual archive of Africa’s incredible rock art . . .
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Musée de l’Homme – Paris

In November 2022, around 100 of TARA’s images formed part of an international rock art exhibition Art de la Préhistoire that opened at the Musée de l’Homme (Museum of Man) in Paris . . .
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Turin Cultural Festival

In early October 2022, TARA’s David Coulson was invited to Turin, northern Italy to give an illustrated Lecture on African Rock art as part of a Cultural Festival - Espressioni, at the Contemporary Art Institute in Turin where some of TARA’s printed images were also displayed . .
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Northern Niger Rock Art Safari

TARA CEO and founder David Coulson led another Rock Art Safari to northern Niger in February 2022 with a group of around 11 travellers, mainly from Kenya . . .
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Royal Award for David Coulson

Her Majesty’s UK Government announced in June 2022 that TARA’s David Coulson has been awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for his unparalleled documentation and promotion of Africa’s Rock Art heritage . . .