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Interactive Art Installation: Invisible Wall by the2vvo, Oct. 8-17 2015 @ Kuona Trust

invisible wall

Opening Reception: Thursday 8th October, 6pm
Exhibition Dates: 8th – 17th Oct 2015
Venue: Kuona Trust Art Gallery

A wall can be seen as a tool to defend, but also to divide. It is something to expose and reveal, and yet, at the same time to limit and discriminate. Walls which were once there to gate us from the rest of the world have lost their relevance. Today, we see culture and knowledge traversing invisible walls to form fruitful global collaborations.

Invisible wall is an interactive light-sound-physical art installation, created by current Kuona Trust artists in residence, Lena Pozdnyakova andEldar Tagi who make up the Zwo.

The exhibition purposes to offer a different type of spatial experience where the audience becomes part of the installation and process of creation through interactive action.

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Photo Exhibition: Bobby Pall & Kenya Red Cross Society, Oct. 8-31 2015 @ Creativity Gallery – Nairobi National Museum

Photographic Exhibition: BOBBY PALL: KRCS:

Opening: October 8, 2015
Venue: Creativity Gallery, Nairobi National Museum. Museum Hill
Time: 6pm

Until: October 31, 2015

An exhibition of photographic prints on canvas that tell a story of adversities, hope and change.

“Through my photography I seek to document the voice of today issues and to share with others the beauty and diversity of the world through my eyes” – Bobby Pall

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Music/Live Painting/Fashion: Sanaa Culture, Oct. 17 2015 @ Village Market Food-Court


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Exhibition: Silent Conversations by Maggie Otieno, Sept. 25 – Nov. 20 2015 @ Nandi Road – Karen

Silent Conversation by Maggie Otieno
Opening: September 26, 2015
Time: 2-4 pm

Exhibition Dates: September 25 – November 20, 2015

This body of work is a continuation of the ‘Conversation’ that has dominated Maggie Otieno’s work for the last 7 years. She is engaging her audience to converse with the Elders and others: the sculptures created from a 100 year old red Indian teak wood (Railway Sleepers) and new and recycled metal. She uses this mix of complementary, seasoned, old and the new materials to symbolize societal inter-intra age synergies, dialogues and linkages as well as to arouse conversations within her audience.

To produce this body of works, Maggie has been inspired by looking at people having conversations, whether she is part of these conversations or not. ‘I get caught up in the expressions, and gestures that I see. I have translated these distant conversations into my work and they therefore form a part of a continuous conversation within the audience that interacts with the works … The works on Block Board are ‘ALL MY THOUGHTS’ – A series of new works embodying the conversations that go through my mind as I interact with my materials, eliminating and adding onto elements at my discretion. It is about what I choose to remember and that which I choose to forget, and these too, are my Silent Conversations’

Maggie has taken part in numerous exhibitions, workshops and residencies both in Kenya, East African region, Algeria, Nigeria, Netherlands, USA and UK.

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September 25, 2015 at 9:19 am Leave a comment

Catalogue Release: Nude Canvas, September 2015 @ Diani Beach Art Gallery

Nude Canvas catalogue via Diani Beach Art Gallery. Painting by Fred Abuga

Nude Canvas Catalague via Diani Beach Art Gallery. Painting by Fred Abuga

Nude Canvas Exhibition catalogue (6.5MB) Diani Beach Art Gallery_Nude Canvas Exhibition Catalogue_Sept 2015

This cultural theme was selected as a homage and celebration to the human form and its beauty, its simplicity and intricacy, its diversity and creativity. 27 artists submitted a striking selection of canvases and sculptures which we are proud to present to you in this catalogue.

Enjoy the selection and share if you like it!

September 23, 2015 at 12:56 pm 1 comment

Art exhibition: The Color of People by Rashid Diab, Oct. 1 2015 @ Tribal Gallery

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Exhibition: Hope at the Tarmac by Shabu Mwangi, Sept. 26 – Oct. 20 2015 @ One Off Contemporary

Shabu Mwangi at One Off Sept 2015
Saturday, 26 September 2015
Noon to 5 pm

Exhibition Dates: September 27 – October 20, 2015
Venue: One Off Contemporary Gallery

In the light of the seemingly endless coverage of the ongoing migrant tragedy in Europe, Mwangi’s latest show titled ‘Hope at the Tarmac’ seems particularly appropriate, and reminds us of the plight of our own migrants in Eastern Africa.

Often tipped as an artist to watch, in this exhibition Mwangi reinforces the notion that he is an artist to be taken seriously whilst still being in the ‘affordable price’ range.

More on the Shabu Mwangi exhibition

September 21, 2015 at 3:10 pm Leave a comment

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