Projects

Projects

24 Nairobi

24 Nairobi is the pilot phase of a larger project titled 24 Kenya. The project is a showcase of alternative, innovative, realistic and professional African aesthetic and perspectives. The project idea evolved out of a general fatigue with dominant and stereotypical images and narratives that...

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Generation Kenya

In 2007, a group of Kenyans decided to start thinking about ways in which our country's demi-centenary, in 2013, could be approached. We thought that one of the ways in which it is important to mark Kenya's 50th Birthday is by telling the inspiring story of Kenyan achievements in the last fifty...

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The Kwani? Manuscript Project

For at least 60 years the African novel has deconstructed, and even transversed, ideas and imaginaries of self, culture, society and nation across the continent. A self-reflexive continuum, shifting chameleon-like as a receptacle of letters, morphing through the cry of the griot,...

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#somasoma : 2013 Schools & Universities Tour

As part of our commitment to the growth of the creative industries in Kenya, we are introducing the Kwani? Tour, aimed at introducing younger readers in secondary schools & universities In Kenya to African & Kenyan creative contemporary writing.

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Kwani? Open Mic March 2017 Edition

Featured Poet:Cindy Ogana MC:Gufy Date:February 7, 2017 Time:7.00pm - 9.30pm Venue:Chester House, Roof Top, Koinange Street (CBD Nairobi) Entry:​Kes​500 at the door. Limited advance tickets only via M-pesa "Till Number" (56714) at Kes 400*.Your ticket is redeemable for a...

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