Posts tagged ‘exhibition’
Amnesty International, Xavier Project and Pawa254 warmly invite you to the opening of I Define Me on Wednesday 28 January at 6pm.
RSVP to amina.hersi[at]amnesty[dot]org by Monday 26 January if you’d like to attend.
I Define Me challenges the labels imposed on Somali refugees in Kenya. In a context of xenophobia, prejudice and assumptions, I Define Me creates a space for participants to share their experience and define how they identify themselves.
Photographer Armstrong Too, found innovative ways to capture the participants’ identities without revealing their faces. Many of the images show participants holding an object that represents their occupation, what they sell to make a living, an interest, something important to them – a football, clothes, sim sim, books.
Viewers are invited to respond to the exhibition by reflecting on how they define themselves and how they feel about identities that are imposed on them.
Kuona artist,Tahir Karmali will be showing his most recent work in a special one day exhibition on the 16th of August 2014 at Paul Onditi’s studio (located at the Junction of Kindaruma road and Menelik road)
This will also double up as his farewell party as he leaves the country to pursue his Masters degree from the School of Visual Arts, New York. Tahir has been an artist at the Kuona Trust Art Centre for the past one year having successfully put up two conceptual exhibitions, Value and Jua Kali.
The event is open to all.