Dennis Muraguri

Dennis Muraguri (b. 1980) Dennis Muraguri, born in 1980 in Naivasha is a multimedia artist, now based in Nairobi, working in painting, printmaking and sculpture. Muraguri graduated from Buru Buru Institute of Fine Arts with a diploma in Painting and Art History. He has been a resident artist at Kuona Trust Art Centre since 2005.…

Sydney Mang’ong’o

Sidney Mang’ong’o, b. 1983 Born in 1983, Sidney Mang’ong’o started practising art at the age of 25. While he was never a member of the Kibera-based Maasai Mbilli Collective, a meeting with artist, Kota Otieno, and encounters with this group of artists were significant in those initial years. Kota Otieno would go on to become…

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Shabu Mwangi

Lawrence ‘Shabu’ Mwangi, b. 1985 Shabu Mwangi was born in 1985 and began practicing art in 2003. He lives and works in Mukuru slum where he established the Wajukuu Art Project in 2013 with a deep conviction that his work could highlight the lives of the disadvantaged minorities in his community. Deeply concerned by society’s…

Wanja Kimani

Wanja Kimani Wanja Kimani is a visual artist and writer based in Cambridgeshire, UK. Her visual practice weaves stories and visual histories, which explore and reflect upon the fragility of memory, the imagination, loss and trauma. She imposes elements of her own life into public spaces, creating a personal narrative where she is both author…

Mixed media on paper 57 x 76 cm
Mixed media on paper 57 x 76 cmMixed media on paper 57 x 76 cmMixed media on paper 57 x 76 cm

Jackie Karuti

Jackie Karuti Jackie Karuti is an artist based in Nairobi. Her practice is largely experimental and employs the use of new media through drawings, video, installations and performance art. Her work is founded on ideas around knowledge production & accessibility as well as the depths of possibility enabled by radical imagination. Karuti is the 2017…