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Exhibition: The 21st Kim Sung-Jin African Formative Ceramics Exhibition, Dec. 8 2016 – Jan. 5 2017 @ the National Museum

African Formative Ceramics Exhibition by Sung-Jin | Photo via National Museum

African Formative Ceramics Exhibition by Sung-Jin | Photo via National Museum


Dates: December 8, 2016 – January 5, 2017
Venue: Cultural Dynamism Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: Museum Open Daily – 8.30am – 5.30pm
Entry: Normal Rates Apply

About
Kim, Sung-Jin was born in South Korea on 16th December 1954. He graduated from the department of ceramic arts at Dankook University (M.F.A)

He has held 20 solo exhibitions including the Invitation Artists of Korea Individual Design Exhibition he is also a member of Korea Art Association, Korea Contemporary Ceramic Association and Korea Craft Council.

He is currently undertaking a one year programme as a resident professor in the Department of Fine Art and Design at Kenyatta University teaching ceramics

December 2, 2016 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

Joint Exhibition by the Kuona Trust Artists Collective, Dec. 2-4 2016 @ Wasp and Sprout – Loresho

Kuona Trust Arts Collective
Dates: December 2-4, 2016
Venue: Wasp and Sprout, Loresho

About
The Kuona Trust Artists collective are pleased to invite you to their joint exhibition at Wasp and Sprout in Loresho, Old Loresho Shopping Centre.

The four-day exhibition will feature new series of art work from the artists.
This event is open and free for all.

For direction details, get in touch with Angela on (+254) 702131286

December 1, 2016 at 4:11 pm Leave a comment

Den Pop Up Art Gallery, Dec. 3 2016 @ the Den – Dusit D2

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Date: December 3, 2016
Venue: the Den, Dusit D2
Time: 12-6pm

November 30, 2016 at 6:26 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: People Change by Nuru Bahati, Dec. 4-18 2016 @ Dust-Depo (Factory Road/Railway Museum)

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Dates: December 4-18, 2016
Venue: Dust-Depo, Factory Road/Railway Museum
Time: 2-5 pm
Entry: Free

About
Nuru Bahati Shukrani’s fine hands introduces to the world a man whose heart is a child. His unswerving dedication and wit construct surreal imagery that evokes emotions in people. In this phenomenal collection he has managed to reflect a diverse range of artistic pursuits engineered to bring one’s brain to task.
Each of us sees the world differently. And often, what’s in your mind is what you see first. Our connection to the earthliness of being human by nature fetches our emotional nuclei to one root; love. Hence Nuru Bahati’s perceptive stab.

This exhibition was first released to the public on 4th September, this year on his 33rd birthday in an online exhibition – probably the first of its kind in Kenya.

PEOPLE CHANGE, is an exhibition surpassing present times while traversing the past to today. It’s work of art that offers personal interpretation, creativity and intuitive experience.

A world constantly battling the consequences of poor human decisions needs people with knack and skill to help it heal. That highly depends on our consciousness; the power and will to hearken to the intricate motion of events, of ourselves, of nature and energy. It is only by seeing beyond physical orientation can we renew mind and spirit – to comprehend what lies within.

Sail in thought through this striking assortment. The artist insists he did not name the pieces so as not to limit anyone’s imagination. Thank God for the freedom, because it gives you a chance to interact with his material from an untailored point of view. Whatever you interpret could mean something that awakes you. You are encouraged to free yourself through this.

Natively from Mombasa and practising his craft in Nairobi, Kenya, Nuru hopes to help each person converse inwardly with self at the meeting of PEOPLE CHANGE.
The title was inspired by the strangeness and mystery of humanity. Indeed what we have made of this world astounds.

Find more of his work on his Facebook fan page here: https://www.facebook.com/biroworks/

November 29, 2016 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Special Exhibition: Faces of Zimbabwe Sculpture Exhibition, Dec. 3-8 2016 @ BIEA

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Dates: December 3-8, 2016
Venue: British Institute of East Africa

About
The British Institute for Eastern Africa is hosting from the 3-8 December a very special exhibition, which has not been seen in Nairobi before.

“Faces of Zimbabwe” shows 100 sculptures from Zimbabwe, created by more than 20 artists.
Anyone interested in the artistic expression of the continent should not miss this opportunity to see one of the most impressive modern art forms of contemporary Africa.

Additionally three films will be shown which depict the roots of this art. The films were made in the 90’s. Most of the artists are no longer alive. Some of their pieces are also at the exhibition.

This unique show of Zimbabwean sculptures is open daily from 10am to 5pm. The vernissage is on Saturday, the 3rd of December at 4pm

November 25, 2016 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Watercolour Paintings by Chris Campbell, Nov. 29 – Dec. 18 2016 @ Talisman Restaurant

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Opening: November 29, 2016
Venue: Talisman Restaurant

Until: December 18, 2016

About
The extremely talented Chris Campbell Clause begins his stunning exhibition of watercolours here at The Talisman. Be sure to come and catch it on the evening of the 29th for a chance to speak to the artist himself.

November 25, 2016 at 4:44 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Ni Ya Leo by Patrick Kinuthia, Nov. 26 2016 – Jan. 14 2017 @ The Art Space

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Opening: November 26, 2016
Venue: The Art Space, Off Riverside Drive

Until: January 14, 2016

November 24, 2016 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment

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