Aubrey Chali (locally known as Chali) is a well-known artist on the Zambian art circuit. He has exhibited in many international scenes including South Africa, Europe and Asia. Chali’s uses a semi-abstraction to look at multiple layers of cultural identity within Zambia and throughout Africa. Chali uses the Chitenge fabric with paint to create interesting and unique artistic creations to explore cultural rituals and traditional spiritualism. Aubrey believes his art is a spiritual extension of himself. In order to advance his knowledge, he delves into his imagination, searches his memories and conducts research in order to make connections with others through the use of lines, dots, shapes, designs and tones. Chali considers himself a historian who uses signs and linguistic symbols to trace and document cultures. He often focuses on objects through the use of symmetrical patterns that investigate the past, present and future. Chali strongly believes in a shared universal cultural and spiritual connectedness and thus, aspires to move beyond his local environment discover how this universal kinship is expressed in cultures different from his.