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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.
Exhibition: Why Africans Are Not United by Taye Balogun & Mutua Matheka, Aug. 21-Sept. 4 2014 @ Kuona Trust
The show will run until the 4th of September and thereafter tour other African cities including Lagos, Johannesburg and Addis Ababa over the next few months.
This conceptual photography exhibition consist of works produced by Nigerian film director,producer and photographer, Taye Balogun and photographed by professional Kenyan photographer Mutua Matheka. It traces the vision of African Unity by the continent’s past leaders (Kwame Nkrumah, Muammar Gaddafi, Julius Nyerere amongst others). The work on display aims to provoke reactions from the audience, and push for collaborative effort to foster African Unity.
Exhibition: Our Journey in Photographs – from Nairobi to Bujumbura, Nov. 14-22 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre
See Africa like you have never seen it before! 15 photographers to forming an ensemble called one touch media took upon themselves to document their trip from Nairobi to Bujumbura. What you have is an amazing collection of photos currently showing at MJ Centre that will make you feel like taking a road trip…
Opening: November 14, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre
Runs until: November 22, 2013
Featuring: Mutua Matheka, Amunga Eshuchi, Kevin Shani, Joe Were, Kiarie Joanne…
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Photography: The #Kenya365 Instagram Project, Sept. 1 2012-Aug. 31 2013 by @whiteafrican, @truthslinger & @estoni
For more information on how to join this project: Read Erik Hersman Blog
Date: August 9, 2012
Venue: Pawa254 Hub
Mutua is an artist born and bred in Machakos and fine-tuned by Nairobi. He draws, sketches, molds stuff, destroys stuff & occasionally creates stuff. He has been drawing and sketching since his mother placed crayons in my hands at just 3 years of age. The art has since then morphed from Drawing, Illustration, Graphic art, Architectural Visualization to Photography, His latest obsession. Renown for purring Nairobi on the Map for his city-scapes that have been published by BBC News Africa’s In Pictures, Nation Newspaper and on Zuqka.
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