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Classic Movie Screening: Out of Africa, Nov. 12 2016 @ Serena Hotel Nairobi

serena-vintage-airrally
Date: November 12, 2016
Venue: Serena Hotel Nairobi
Time: 7 pm
Entry: KES 1,500

Dress up: Early aviation/Out of Africa

About
Nairobi Serena is hosting a screening of the movie “Out of Africa”.

The screening of the movie is part of a bigger campaign that aims to popularize the Vintage Air Rally. The Air Rally is an adventure of a lifetime that will see pilots from 11 countries fly vintage planes (used in the 1920-30’s during the first world war) from Crepe in Greece to Cape in South Africa.

The planes will stop in various countries including Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Zambia and South Africa.

November 10, 2016 at 4:38 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: by Souad Abdel Rassoul – Egypt & Salah Elmur – Sudan, Feb. 21 2016 @ Red Hill Art Gallery

Photot via Red Hill Art Gallery

Photo via Red Hill Art Gallery


Red Hill Art Gallery is pleased to invite you for the opening of the exhibition of Souad Abdel Rassoul / Egypt & Salah Elmur / Sudan on 21 February 2016 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

About
Souad Abdel Rassoul holds a Master’s Degree in History of Art and a PhD in Modern Art History. Her artistic practice spans the mediums of drawing, painting, sculpture and graphic design.
The current exhibition presents a wide range of ink-colour-mixed media drawings set on the wide perspective of maps, densely detailed and a pleasure to investigate.
Souad lives and works in Cairo.

Her Sudanese husband, Salah Elmur, presents his latest large scale canvases, naive, distorted human figures on colourful background; lately shown in the prestigious Mashrabia Gallery in Cairo and in the Dubai Art Fair.

Salah Elmur lives and works partly in Cairo and partly in Khartoum.

Directions to the Gallery
From Village Market join Limuru Road. After 13km turn left down a dirt road, signposted “The Retreat”, continue for 200m, keep left (ignore the road climbing sharply right), after 50m take the right smaller track. Red Hill Art Gallery is located at the end of the track on the left side (red metal gate) Karibu!

e-mail: info@redhillartgallery.com
Mobile: 0700 108989 / 0700 108626

February 15, 2016 at 10:15 am 1 comment

Pan-Nile Music Concert, Feb. 28 2016 @ Alliance Française Gardens

Nile Project at Alliance Nairobi
Date: February 28, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: 1000/- at the Gate

About
The Nile Project is an exceptional cross-cultural collaboration, its members hailing from all along the great river that connects eleven countries and over 400 million people, from its sources beyond Lake Victoria to its delta in Egypt. Through its innovative musical process that allows its artists to leverage each other’s strengths, the project unearths unique sound representative of the Nile watershed as a whole.

Musicians include: Claude Ciza (Burundi), Ahmed Omar (Eritrea), Endalekachew Niguse, Roza Kifle,Dawit Seyoum Estifanos (Ethiopia), Mohamed Kamal, Adel Mekha, Saleeb Lowza, Nader El Shaer (Egypt), Rapasa Nyatrapasa, Kasiva Mutua (Kenya), Asia Madani (Sudan) and Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania).

February 11, 2016 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Sudanese Vision by Yassir Ali, Fawaz Elsaid & Magdi Adam, Sept. 8 – 30 2015 @ National Museum

Sudanese Vision
Dates: September 8 – 30, 2015
Venue: Creativity Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm – Daily
Entry: Normal Rates Apply

Sudanese Vision
Once again the Nairobi National Museum hosts the exhibition Sudanese Vision. In 2013 Sudanese Vision highlighted artists Yassir Ali and Fawaz Elsaid. This year they are joined by Magdi Adam. This colorful new exhibition of paintings by the trio from Sudan tells a story of life; dialogue, history and identity.

Yassir Ali, Fawaz Elsaid and Magdi Adam exhibit regularly, locally and internationally. They are currently living and working in Nairobi.

September 8, 2015 at 9:25 am Leave a comment

Pop-Up Exhibition: East African Encounters by Circle Art Agency, Jun. 20-23 2014 in Nairobi

You are invited
Circle Art Agency is holding its third pop-up exhibition East African Encounters from Friday 20th to Monday 23rd June from 10am to 5pm.

The exhibition features 25 artists from 6 countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

Artists Showing: Dawit Abebe. Cloudy Chatanda, Eltayeb Dawelbait, Kebreab Demeke, Salah Elmur, Tamrat Gezagegn, Wanja Kimani, Ehoodi Kichapi, Otieno Kota, Mbuthia Maina, Vita Malulu, Sidney Mang’ong’o, Henry Mzili Mujunga, Patrick Mulondo, Ulindula Mwakisopile, Ian Mwesiga, Paul Ndema, Eria ‘Sane’ Nsubuga, Michael Soi, Ephrem Solomon, Nadir Tharani and John Taouss Tuyisabe.

All works for this exhibition were carefully selected by Circle’s curator, Danda Jaroljmek with support from Circle Art Agency’s wide-reaching network including: 32º East, Kampala; Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam; Wanja Kimani and Karen Obling in Addis Ababa and Salah Elmur in Khartoum.

For More info visit http://www.circleartagency.com/exhibitions/

June 11, 2014 at 10:38 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: by Kenyan & Sudanese Artists, Jan. 11-24 2014 @ Banana Hill Art Gallery

art exhibition at Banana
Art Exhibition by John Kamicha and Yassir Ali Mohammed

Dates: January 11-24, 2014
Venue: Banana Hill Art Gallery

January 10, 2014 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

Film Premiere: The Two Sudan’s, Nov. 28 2013 @ Goethe-Institut

the two sudans
Date: 28th November 2013
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Time: 6.30 pm
Entry: Admission free

On 9th July 2011 the largest African nation was split into two: Sudan and South Sudan. Preceding that date, a group of young filmmakers from Sudan and Germany felt the need to witness the impact of this unique, historical moment with their cameras. Driven by the interest to understand how these events are affecting the lives of the people in North and South, the Sudanese directors started to follow their protagonists – sometimes friends or family members – asking questions about their lives, hopes and dreams. What will change in your future life? What does home mean to you? How can you reach your personal goals? How do you define your identity?

With the support of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and others, an on-going web-documentary was created, embarking on a visually and emotionally capturing journey into Sudan and South Sudan. From a place with virtually no film infrastructure, young film makers are telling the stories of those whose voices are never heard. In cooperation with Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.

November 26, 2013 at 9:05 am Leave a comment

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