Call for Artworks, until Jan 27 2012 @ The GoDown

January 20, 2012 at 3:28 am 1 comment

The GoDown is calling for artworks from visual artists based in Nairobi for the annual Manjano competition. The exhibition is running under the theme “Nairobi”. The works should be submitted under the categories of practicing and student artists with cash prizes being awarded for the top 3 positions in each category. Deadline for submission of works is 27th January 2012. The Exhibition will open at the Village Market  on 16th February 2012 and run until the 26th of February.

Artists’ expressions in paintings, sculptures and mixed media are invited on the theme “Nairobi” for the annual Manjano Exhibition. The theme aims to draw out artistic expression that explores the diverse aspects the city of Nairobi – its people, the city environs and urbanscapes, the colours, textures and moods of Nairobi, the activities and lifestyles of its inhabitants, feelings the city evokes, etc. Here are the rules for the submissions:

1. A maximum of 2 pieces of work may submitted for selection in the Manjano Exhibition
2. The works should have been executed within the course of last year (i.e. since January 2011 and not any earlier).
3. Works may be submitted under any of the following 2 categories: Student or Practicing Artist.
4. Selected works will hang in the Manjano Exhibition and shall be judged. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top 3 positions in each category.
5. Deadline for submission of works is January 27 2012. Works should be submitted at the GoDown Arts Centre, Dunga Rd, next to Giro Bank.

Manjano is organized under the auspices of the GoDown Arts Centre. For further enquiries contact:
Manjano Committee c/o Lima Mbai 555227, 555770
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Exhibit: Souvenir d’Afrique – by Bezazel Mfashingabo, Jan 21-Feb 3 2012 @ Banana Hill Art Gallery TEDxBraeburnSchools, Jan 21 2012 @ Braeburn School, Gitanga Road, Lavington

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. cyrus kariuki  |  January 24, 2012 at 9:36 am

    datz gr8,what if am an upcomig musician or apoet can i write about da theme n submit ma manuscript 4 competation? Or wat am i suppossf 2 do. i’ll b very gr8ful if u let me know.


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