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Kwani? 05 & Kenya Burning

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Kwani? 05 & Kenya Burning

19/02/2010

Kwani Trust is pleased to announce the publication of the next edition of our flagship publication. Kwani? 05, published in two parts, as well as a collaboration between The GoDown Arts Centre and Kwani Trust, 'Kenya Burning'.

Kwani? 05, Part 1: Maps & Journeys

This is the first of a twin edition that examines Kenya in the context and violent aftermath of its 2007 elections is available from bookstores from February 28th. In the two issues, over 50 writers, photographers, poets and cartoonists provide a collective narrative on what we were before, and what we became, during the epochal first 100 days of 2008.

 

Kwani? 05, Part 2: Revelation & Conversation

This second 400 pages of a twin edition further examines Kenya in the context and violent aftermath of its 2007 elections. Here, writers, photographers, poets and cartoonists provide further collective narratives on what we were before, and what we became, during the epochal first 100 days of 2008. The issue also features an extended travel piece based in Uganda that comparatively explores the concept of ethnicity, and the history of a peoples in a space other than our own.

 

Kenya Burning

A visual narrative of Kenya's post elections violence, 'Kenya Burning' is a collaboration between The Godown Arts Center and Kwani Trust. It features photography by Yasuyoshi Chiba and Boniface Mwangi selected from the 'Kenya Burning' Exhibition and text extracted from Kwani? 05.

 
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