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A former Triangle partner. Batapata International Artists’ Workshop took place at the Mutare Diocesan training Centre in Chikanga, Zimbabwe. 22 artists from Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda, Poland, UK, India, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea participated. The workshop in 1999 revived the previous series of Pachipamwe workshops initiated by Triangle Arts Trust in Zimbabwe between 1988 and 1994.

The Open Day was followed by a touring exhibition at the Mutare National Gallery, the Bulawayo National Gallery and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.

Batapata was supported by number of international and national sponsors including HIVOS, Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe, The British Council and the Prince Claus Foundation.