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AFREEKA – A Story Moja Stir Up, Sept. 19 2014 @ National Museum

Afreeka
Catch some live art this Friday, 19th September, at Story Moja’s event ‘Afreeka’. A crew of vibrant contemporary young artists from Kuona Trust will be working on site throughout the evening giving you the unique chance of viewing the art process from start to finish.

Key features of the event include,a multimedia show with film, spoken word, storytelling and a mix of music celebrating the energy and creativity of the youth by local and international artists.

The event will be held at the National Museums of Kenya
Ticket will be available at Ksh 300/-

September 18, 2014 at 5:17 pm Leave a comment

Absolut Night! Absolut Art Transformation Kenya, Sept. 20 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Absolut Art at Kuona
Absolut Art : Transformation

Date: September 20, 2014
Venue: Kuona Trust Art Center (off Dennis Pritt road)
Time: 3pm till midnight
Charges: 200 Ksh (goes to Faraja Foundation Arts Project)

About
ABSOLUT has always challenged conventions through creative collaborations with artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, and more recently Ellen von Unwerth and Spike Jonze.

Through this event we aim capture the spirit of urban Nairobi and appreciate the integration of art and life and celebrate the use of the most ordinary material combined with found items to create the most extra-ordinary pieces.

A week leading up to the competition, artists will begin creating their piece to be completed on the 20th September at Kuona Trust.

The event will begin at 3 pm, the audience will have the opportunity to watch the artists create their pieces that will need to be completed promptly at 7:00 pm. The judges will have an hour to consult and announce the winner. Artists will be ranked based on their creativity, originality, artistic skill, bold innovation.

Absolut Nights!

All the money collected from entrance fees shall go towards the Faraja Foundation Art project that is transforming the walls of the industrial area remand prison with murals.

September 17, 2014 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

Kuona Trust Workshops in September and October 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Workshops
Kuona Trust is pleased to present to you in the following workshops taking place at the art’s center in the months of September and October.

Joe Lukhovi, John Silver and Tonney Mugo will be taking you through the Photography, Print Making and Glass Making classes respectively.

See below details on charges and time schedules;

Print Making Workshop by artist John Silver
Dates: 17th Sept- 19th Sept 2014
Timings: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Charges: 3,000/= per person for the 3 days
Venue: Kuona Trust
Lunch shall be provided

Photography Workshop with Joel Lukhovi (Digital photography, Beginners class)
Dates: 20th Sept, 27th Sept, 4th Oct, 11th Oct 2014
Timings: 9.00 am- 1.00 pm
Charges: 4,000/= per person for the 4 days
Venue: Kuona Trust
Bring your own camera.

Tiffany: Glass Making Workshop with Tonney Mugo
Dates: 13th Oct- 17th Oct 2014
Timings: 10 am – 1.00 pm
Charges: 7,500/= for the 5 days
Venue: Kuona Trust

Interested participants to RSVP through email; info@kuonatrust.org or by calling 0721262326.

September 6, 2014 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

Photography Exhibit & Screening of the Short Film ‘His To Keep’, Sept. 7 2014 @ Kuona Trust

His to Keep
Opening this weekend is the photography exhibit and screening of short film ‘His to Keep’ by Amira Tajdin on Sunday 7th September 2014 from 4pm at the Kuona Trust Gallery.

The film and exhibit are an exploration by the artist into the ageing community of Kenya’s Mau Mau freedom fighters.

September 6, 2014 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

Meet the Artist: Gilah Hirsch, Aug. 14 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Meet world renowned painter Gilah Hirsch at Kuona Trust on the 14th of August 2014 from 2pm – 4pm.

The artist is famed for her unique work as well as facilitating various successful projects including art therapy for children. During the session at Kuona Trust, she will be talking to artists about her work and answer questions on the same.

Follow up events
Public lecture at the GoDown Art Centre – 15th August 2014
Exhibition of original works at the Sankara hotel – 17th August 2014.

For more information, please visit her website.

August 10, 2014 at 2:46 pm Leave a comment

Art Walk 2014: A Showcase of Works by Emerging Artists in Kenya, Aug. 16 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Art Walk 2014
Date: August 16, 2014
Venue: Kuona Trust
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Entry: Free

August 10, 2014 at 2:03 pm Leave a comment

Kids’ Holiday Workshops, Aug. 18-22 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Kids doing Casting with Master artist Kevin Oduor | Pic via Kuona Trust

Kids doing Casting with Master artist Kevin Oduor | Pic via Kuona Trust


Sign your kids up for the Kuona Trust Holiday art Workshops and give them a chance to explore their artistic talent.

Dates: Monday 18th August – Friday 22nd August 2014
Maximum capacity: 10 pax
Time 10 am – 1 pm
To reserve a space for your child please call us on 0721262326

Group 1: (Age 3-9 years)
Monday: Card Making (Ksh 1200)
Tuesday: Painting (Ksh 1800)
Wednesday: Casting & Molding (Ksh 2000)
Thursday: Sign Making (Ksh 1200)
Friday: Mural (Ksh 1300)

Group 2 : (Age 10- 18 years)
Monday:Painting (Ksh 1800)
Tuesday:Casting and Molding (Ksh 2000)
Wednesday:Print Making (Ksh 2400 for 2 days)
Thursday: Print Making
Friday: Mural (Ksh 1300)

VIEW pictures from past workshops on Kuona Trust Facebook page.

August 10, 2014 at 1:42 pm Leave a comment

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