The residency and workshop will be facilitated by renowned writers Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Neo Musangi, and Jodi Rave Spotted Bear, and is co-organized by artist and writer Syowia Kyambi, and will take place from January 11 – 17, 2020.
The paintings of Kenyan artist Michael Armitage present a particularly resonant response to the expanded, repackaged, and redefined offerings at the reopened MoMA.
Will Burrard-Lucas, the photographer famous for his recent black leopard photos, has captured a series of stunning photos of a big tusker elephant in Kenya.
For the first time in years — possibly centuries — the elusive black leopard is caught on camera by photographer Will Burrard-Lucas.
High-resolution aerial images captured by kites and drones could reveal hidden fossils in northern Kenya’s Turkana Basin, where the high temperatures and uneven terrain makes on-the-ground archaeology difficult.
Over the course of the last month, the number of countries exhibiting at the 56th annual Venice Biennale has dropped from 90 to 88, following the withdrawal of Costa Rica and Kenya from the show.
Outrage had been growing within Kenya’s artistic community ever since it was announced that only one Kenyan had been selected to represent the country at this year’s biennale.
Kung Fu Grandma, a new short documentary by London-based director Jeong-One Park, explores a group of elderly Kenyan women who have studied kung fu to protect themselves from rapists.
Love them or hate them, auctions often signal a milestone, whether it’s for new media art or work from a specific region. Recently, Circle Art Agency, a Kenyan arts organization, hosted the first major art auction in East Africa. With 47 works from 43 artists, the auction was incredibly successful, garnering a total $216,000, according to Think Africa Press.
At Pitti Immagine, one of the largest fashion trade shows in Florence, Dame Vivienne Westwood debuted her second Ethical Fashion Africa Collection in partnership with the International Trade Centre. The first, back in February, was a small offering of three tote bags, but for her sophomore effort she came back with a fuller collection of totes, handbags, duffles and key chains. Though she says of Africa, “I’ve never been before, [and] I shall probably never go again…”, she appears to be getting a lot accomplished in this one shot.