Exhibition: Matatu Games by Dennis Muraguri, Jun. 18 – Jul. 2 2014 @ Kuona Trust

June 13, 2014 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

This exhibition is part of the ongoing Matatu project which centres on the urban matatu culture. The first phase of this exhibition was a public art project done in the streets of Nairobi earlier this year. It presents street art as a significant art form that is as valuable and powerful as any other.

Dennis Muraguri takes a particular focus on touts, popularly referred to as ‘makangas’. He brings to light the audacious stunts (matatu games) that the touts are famous for.
The artists uses different medium to showcase this unique sub culture whose influence on our society is irrefutable.

The exhibition opens Wednesday, 18th June at 6pm.
Venue: Kuona Trust


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Premiere: Donkey Island – Award-winning Kenyan documentary, Jun. 15 2014 on Al Jazeera English Play/Comedy: Kenyan Hustlers and Gatherers, Jun. 17-29 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

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