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Exhibition: ART from Kibera slum by O. K. Rabala of Maasai Mbili, Until Feb. 17 2014 @ Dari Restaurant

OK Rabala
Dates: January 17 – February 17, 2014
Venue: Dari (Restaurant), Ngong Rd, Karen
Hours: Mon – Sun/ 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
Contacts: Phone – 0724400849 / E-Mail –

This is exhibition of painting from Kibera slum. The artist is Otieno Kennedy Rabala who belongs to Maasai Mbili studio. He is one of those who has raised the Maasai Mbili studio highly reputed.

His paintings are designed to document everyday occurrences, scenes in slum, such as traffic jam, ladies from market or women who being beated by her husband. “The things that are happening in Kibera make me want to paint the ghetto, the Kibera life, the slum life.”

Besides his representive painting style, the exhibition contains his new series which uses mix media such as trash, branch with paint.

Photos from the exhibition

The Project: ART JAM Summary

ART JAM is a project which aims to empower people through art. Currently we are addressing to expose artists in Kibera, so that the artists can earn income through their activities. We’re planning to expand our activity into such as art school, art shop or work shop. In order for it, we’re seeking cooperative company.



January 29, 2014 at 11:31 am Leave a comment

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