Posts tagged ‘Sudan artists in Kenya’
Dates: January 11-24, 2014
Venue: Banana Hill Art Gallery
Extension: Until August 11, 2013
Venue: National Museum, Creativity Gallery
Times: 8.30am to 5.30 pm Daily
Entry: museum Rates Apply
Yassir Ali is a Sudanese artist who is currently living in Nairobi, Kenya. A graduate of Fine Art from Sudan University for Science and Technology, Yassir is a member of the Almada Art Group, Union for Sudanese Artists and Kuona Trust. He is also involved in many projects for Sudanese children. Yassir is inspired by Nubian culture and motifs and his art is easily identified by eye-catching forms and colour. He has been exhibiting actively internationally.
Fawaz Elsaid was born in Sudan, and graduated from the College of Fine Art at Sudan University in 2004. He too is currently at Kuona Trust. He has participated in art workshops at the French Cultural Center in Khartoum and exhibits his work in Sudan as well as abroad.
Each artist makes an excellent foil for the other and it is in this room that the kaleidoscope finally makes sense. – Frank Whalley in Step inside the kaleidoscope…