Posts filed under ‘art exhibits’
Visceral is a Conceptual Art Exhibition by Mwini Mutuku that explores emotions and the mind through Mirrors.
Opening: July 30, 2015
Exhibition Dates: Until August 14, 2015
Venue: Prokraft Africa Studio’s
Prompted by the increasing international recognition of African artists, Prokraft Africa embarks on a journey to celebrate African talent by holding its first art gallery – the gravity art exhibition.
as a complement to the commercial advertising field, Prokraft aims to revive the art-exhibiting and art-buying culture across Kenya, the East Africa region and Africa, by publishing and selling exclusive artwork produced by its artists. With space gravity, Prokraft Africa also seeks to establish a platform to challenge and inspire creatives by holding themed art galleries.
Black – the exhibition
The exhibition features artwork from Prokraft Africa talents Jeffrey Otieno, Joe Makeni, Mutua Matheka, Osborne Macharia and Thandiwe Muriu. Prokraft has challenged the talents to create a minimum 5 pieces each, defining black from their perspective, while remaining consistent to personal style of work. Each of the pieces will be produced in a limited edition of 10.
About PROKRAFT AFRICA
PROKRAFT AFRICA is East Africa’s first creative talent management agency and represents some of the region’s highest ranking creative professionals in photography and illustrations. Since its formation, PROKRAFT AFRICA has set a benchmark for visual digital artwork produced on the continent, resulting PROKRAFT AFRICA talents being ranked as part of the world’s top 200 digital artists by Lürzer’s archive in 2015. PROKRAFT AFRICA’s talents have worked with various visual art production campaigns for corporations such as Mercedes, KPLC, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Pepsi, Samsung and Safaricom.
The event will be hosted by Big Ted and will include performances by: Octopizzo, Recap and Tear Drops
#PigaPichaMtoiAsome is an initiative for photographers to use their unique vision to promote slum child education through photography. In this exhibition, photos from the #PigaPichaMtoiAsome initiative will be
showcased to raise awareness about the barriers to education faced by children living in slums and the importance of achieving education for all.
The exhibition will focus on sharing the stories of children currently out of school and living in Kibera and ALL PROCEEDS will go towards sending these children to school. An auction of photographs from the exhibit will be held.
Webpage (Instagram): https://instagram.com/slumphotography/
A hard hitting exhibition by Kenyan Cartoonists’, which illustrates their perception, mostly of the evolution of the persona of the US president, Barack Obama. This exhibition currently running at Pawa 254 covers the evolution of Obama over the years, from the pre-white house days to his first term and now his second term in office as the US president.
Dates: August 4-23, 2015
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Exhibiting Cartoonists: Celeste, Gado, Gammz, Gathara, Maddo and Ndula
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Exhibition runs until July 31, 2015
Exhibition Dates: Until September 2, 2015
Venue: One Off Contemporary Gallery
One Off Contemporary Gallery is open everyday 11am to 5pm, except Mondays and Public Holidays
This show will feature an extraordinary range of works including oil on canvas paintings, timber cut outs and mixed media assemblages. Many of the works carry a political message but fans of Ngugi’s animal series will not be disappointed.
Current exhibition of Deqa Abshir’s works continues till Wednesday 22 July 2015.