Wambui Kamiru & Xavier Verhoest: WHO I AM WHO WE ARE
This is a project that uses art and self-expression to create spaces and conversations for personal reflection on the themes ofcitizenry, civic responsibility, race, belonging, ‘ethnicism’ and nationalism.
Between 2013 and 2015, Wambui Kamiru and Xavier Verhoest have collected archival material in various part of Kenya comprising of 80 life-size paintings called Body Maps, 1,500 voices recorded in a public installation called ‘In a Silent Room’, 9 documentaries, 80 interviews and 2,000 photographs.
This first major exhibition of WHO I AM WHO WE ARE showcases a selection of these paintings, stories, recorded interviews and films creating a mosaic of voices and impressions on what it means to be a Kenyan today.
Daily 8.30am - 5.30pm
Normal Museum Rates Apply
This exhibition of paintings by Kevin Ndege, Stephen Njenga, Samwel Njoroge and Moses Nyawanda is the artists' response to certain social issues in the world we live in today. The four artists have varied individual perceptions of this subject that each has addressed in a unique and captivating style.
They work in a space situated in the heart of Nairobi's Central Business District, the Railway Museum Arts Studio that is housed by The Nairobi Railway Museum. Other members of this studio are Peter Ndirangu, Lia Barhane, Joan Otieno and Sam Githinji.
John Odochameny and Peter Elungat at the Nairobi Gallery