Circle Art

Circle is East Africa’s first arts agency, set-up to provide a consultancy service for artists, art institutions and the contemporary art market. Through our gallery and consultancy we aim to give the region’s most talented artists greater visibility and increase access for collectors to the region’s lively and fast-developing art scene.

Detail of Dickens Otieno for Circle Art Gallery at Joburg Art Fair 2017
Dickens Otieno, Kenya, Free and Fair Lines, 2017. Aluminium can on coffee wire mesh, 112 x 114 cm. Detail.

Joburg Art Fair 2017

Booth C20, Sandton Convention Centre, 8 – 10 September 2017

Showing Asteria Malinzi, Dickens Otieno, Boniface Maina and Sidney Mang’ong’o.

The Motherboard by Michael Soi

Circle Art Gallery, 30 August to 16 September 2017
The Motherboard by Michael Soi at Circle Art Gallery

Renowned for his commentary on socio-political issues that concern Kenyans, Soi has a reputation for showing up hypocrisy and corruption and other topics that people would prefer to hide from society. This exhibition shows, for the first time, photographs of the artist working directly with the human body.

Proximity to Power

Circle Art Gallery, 12 July – 12 August 2017
Proximity to Power Exhibition at Circle Art Gallery

An investigation of the location, manifestation and operation of political power.