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East African visual art scene

BY JEPKORIR ROSE
IN NAIROBI

Jepkorir Rose graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from Kenyatta University in 2012 and has worked in Nairobi as a designer before joining Circle Art Agency in 2013. She aims at acquiring the appropriate critical and reflexive tools to help support and build artistic practice in the East African visual art scene.

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Stone Sculpture as Educational Public Art

BY GERARD MOTONDI
IN NAIROBI

As a young man growing up in Tabaka village of Kisii County, Gerald Motondi never envisaged that the common soapstone would carve his niche in the world of art. Motondi is actively participating teaching and sharing his love for stone curving and soap stone.

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Mizizi, the Movie

BY WANGUI NGUJIRI
@ VOL 10 ON APR 08, 2016

Mizizi is long feature film by Wangui Ngujiri about a story of a perfect Christian Family and vices that threaten to break it apart. ‪Morality‬ vs ‪Christianity. ‪‎Love‬ vs ‪‎Friendship‬. ‪Family‬ vs ‪Identity‬. ‪#‎Hate‬ vs ‪#‎Acceptance‬. Its Head to head as the family's reputation is put to test.

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Vibe Tribe

BY AMINA ABDALA
@ VOL 10 ON APR 08, 2016

‪VibeTribe‬ finds the root of what makes creatives happy and nurture it. We in the industry, not because of glamour but the love and process.Vibe Tribe is a company with different discipline of artists/enterpreneurs and performer working towards exposure of beauty of entertainment and life .

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Urban Permaculture

BY DE BOER JESSIE
@ VOL 10 ON APR 08, 2016

Jessie De Boer, with Ivan and Sven founded Berefoot Solutions proposing permaculture solutions in different sites across Kenya.

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NaiLitter

BY WEKESA ZABLON
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 20, 2016

Wekesa Zablon shares, NaiLitter exploring power of Social Media and Art by mapping littering patterns and informing the public on their actions through public art.

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Kenya Street Photography

BY JULIAN MANJAHI NJOROGE
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 20, 2016

Street photography has been a vehicle to express Julian Manjahi views of his environment,interact with day to day, a visual extension of how he feels. It is about connection and aesthetics, the mixture of these two when attained is what makes it all worth it.

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A Bird's Eye View of Kenya

BY AMIT RAMRAKHA
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 20, 2016

Amit Ramrakha takes us on a journey of aerial photography though the North of Kenya to Nairobi.. wildlife, rivers, animals.. to civilization of human settlement...

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AOAD - Lean Design though Ingenuity

BY DICK OLANGO
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

AOAD offer Design that is lean through ingenuity in planning, conscious materiality, beautiful form and emotion provoking and effortless spaces, experimental and exploitative. Design that is socially relevant and adaptive to the natural and human fabric. A design that is people focussed.

http://www.aoad.jp/

info@aoad.jp

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Jua Kali Photography

BY HUMPHREY GATERI
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

Humphrey Gateri is a photographer based in Nairobi. For this presenations, he captures the Jua Kali designers.

For more photos:

https://www.instagram.com/iamhumphrey2/ 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/iamhumphrey2/

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Afrika Handmade Symposium & Gallery

BY DIANE ACHIENG
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

Afrika Handmade was founded in 2012 by Craft Afrika. A social enterprise that identifies, creates and supports market access opportunities for contemporary artisan and design products, specifically within domestic and regional markets.

http://craftafrika.org/

https://www.facebook.com/CraftAfrika

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TWOxFOUR

BY JEREMY MOSES
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

Two x Four is an interior design and furniture agency based in Nairobi. www.twoxfourdesign.com

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