Salah Elmur: Studio Kamal exhibition at Circle Art Gallery
Salah Elmur: Studio Kamal exhibition at Circle Art GallerySalah Elmur: Studio Kamal exhibition at Circle Art GallerySalah Elmur: Studio Kamal exhibition at Circle Art Gallery

Salah Elmur: Studio Kamal

Salah Elmur: Studio Kamal Circle Art Gallery, 24 April to 24 May 2019 To view the full exhibition portfolio and prices click here. Salah Elmur (Sudanese, born 1966) Salah Elmur’s work is composed from a fertile visual vocabulary that draws on his observations of life, returning to childhood and youth for the scenes, situations, and impressions that…

A Spectacular Now

A Spectacular Now Circle Art Gallery, 30 January – 16 February 2019 Evans Mbugua and Dennis Osadebe A Spectacular Now is an invitation to delight in the present and find pleasure in the everyday. Key to the work of these artists is optimism and an insistence on drawing happiness from the vicissitudes of daily life, to…

Kaloki Nyamai: Mwaki Nginya Evinda Enge (The Fire Next Time)

Kaloki Nyamai: Mwaki Nginya Evinda Enge (The Fire Next Time) Circle Art Gallery, 9 – 25 January 2019 The intimate relationship between colonial violence and independence led Kaloki Nyamai to investigate what happens when fire is a form of familial erasure. He performs his investigation through painting, performative installations and experimental works. How do we imagine…

Harare Contemporary at Circle Art Gallery
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Harare Contemporary

Harare Contemporary Circle Art Gallery, 28 November – 21 December 2018 Defying expectation, bad press and international perception of their country, Zimbabwean artists have forged ahead over the past decade, becoming a major force in contemporary African art. This exhibition brings together 13 emerging and established Zimbabwean artists, curated by Valerie Kabov, First Floor Gallery, for…

TIME TRAVEL: WiseTwo

TIME TRAVEL: WiseTwo Circle Art Gallery, 26 September – 16 October 2018 Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Malaysia, Mexico, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, the United States of America, Tunisia and Kenya. In each of these countries, street artist and muralist, WiseTwo has created work in public spaces, and in each of these cities he has found himself…

Review: Wajukuu Group Show

Review: Wajukuu Group Show Circle Art Gallery, 25 July – 11 August 2018 This exhibition, marks 10 years since the establishment of the Wajukuu Project. It features new work by Googs, Weche and Shabu, celebrating their friendship and their individual development as artists. When artists give much to their community, this can impact the time…

Samuel Githui, Transformations at Circle Art Gallery
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Transformations: Samuel Githui

Transformations: Samuel Githui Circle Art Gallery, 4 July – 20 July 2018 Inspired by a performance by the dancer, Kefa Oiro, the Transformations series traces the human body, transformed as it moves into, and out of light. The drawings follow the body through various stages of motion, between flight and rest. Bending, and swaying, leaping…

Vanguard, Part I

Vanguard, Part I Circle Art Gallery, 13 June – 29 June 2018 Robin Anderson, Wanyu Brush, John Obaso Diang’a, King Dodge, Meek Gichugu, Francis Kahuri, Evanson Kang’ethe, Rosemary Karuga, Jak Katarikawe, Sebastian Kiarie, George Lilanga, John Mainga, Kivuthi Mbuno, Zachariah Mbutha, Theresa Musoke, Stephen Njenga, Robino Ntila, Charles Sekano, Rahab Shine, Ancent Soi, Shine Tani, Tabitha…

Sydney Mangongo: Imagined Structures

Imagined Structures, Sidney Mang’ong’o Circle Art Gallery,16 May – 9 June 2018 Sidney Mang’ong’o, Kenyan (b. 1983). These works on paper, informed by the planes and angles of architectural forms, represent a shift in Mang’ong’o’s practice from his early figurative work to pure abstraction. This will be Mang’ong’o’s first ever solo exhibition, showing work developed…