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Akili Dada Happy Hour: Art, Education & the Future of Creativity in Kenya, May 16 2013 @ Kuona Trust
Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for young Kenyan women, is thrilled to be partnering with Kuona Trust, a centre for the visual arts in Kenya, for a Happy Hour event on Thursday, 16th May from 5:30-8pm at Kuona Trust’s beautiful garden space in Kilimani.
In addition to mingling and enjoying the creative atmosphere of Kuona and the studios of its talented artists, a panel of speakers will engage attendees in a conversation on the theme “Arts, education, and the future of creativity in Kenya.”
- Boniface Mwangi, photographer and founder of Picha Mtaani and Pawa254
- Sylvia Gichia, Director of Kuona Trust
- June Gachui, Lawyer and Performing Artiste
- Judy Ogana, General Manager of The GoDown Arts Centre
- Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Founder of Akili Dada
Beverages and bitings will be available to purchase.
Cost of entry is 500 ksh at the door, which includes one free drink from the bar. The event is open to the public
Proceeds will support the work of Akili Dada.
“I covered the post-election violence at a great personal risk and sacrifice, though l escaped all that mayhem physical unharmed, am sill nursing the psychological violence inflicted by witnessing the violence.” – Boniface Mwangi
Talk by: Boniface Mwangi & Prof. Kihumbu Thairu
For more info visit: http://www.livingproofmedia.com/
Hosts: Issac Gabantu & Waigwa Mwaura
NairobiNow wishes to congratulate Boniface Mwangi for being a recipient of Prince Claus Award 2012. We take note of his ground breaking achievements and wish him all the best in his endeavors.
Excerpt from Prince Claus Awards Committee
Boniface Mwangi is awarded for his evocative photographs on challenging social issues; for creating a powerful new approach to processes of community and communal self-reflection and dialogue; for highlighting the importance of direct grassroots interaction to achieve post-conflict reconciliation; and for his brave efforts to reduce violence and build peace through culture.
About The Prince Claus Awards
The Prince Claus Awards honors outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development. The awards are presented annually to individuals, groups, organisations or institutions whose cultural actions have a wide and positive impact on the development of their societies.
Download report from the 2012 Prince Claus Award Committee: 2012 PCF JR English1