Book Launch: Jackie Karuti’s Debut Monograph, “Notes Movement Method”, Apr. 27 2022 @ Circle Art Gallery

April 27, 2022 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

The Nairobi Launch of Jackie Karuti’s debut monograph, Notes Movement Method.

Exhibition preview & book launch

Date: Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Venue: Circle Art Gallery

Time: 4 – 8 pm

About

Jackie Karuti was the main prize winner of the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award. This book is published as part of the award, with support from the Goethe-Institut and Grohs family. Additional support was provided by The African Arts Trust. This book was produced by the Visual Arts Network of South Africa. 

The book is led by thoughts around Karuti’s ongoing method of inquiry; How Clouds are Formed which has been a developing body of work assembled in many parts using objects, images, spare parts & movements. The intention was to produce an artist workbook that sends one out into the field to move, question & discover. It is largely an attempt to recognize the work that emerges in the present while navigating various site visits through drawings, text, sculptural forms and moving images.


Text and image contributions by Wanja Kimani, Bojana Cvejić, Jackie Karuti & Roseline Olang’.

Additional images by James Muriuki & Densu Moseti

The book is will be available for purchase during the launch for KES 2,500.

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