Kenya Arts Diary 2019 features more local artists

Graffiti spray paint on cement; one of the artworks featured in the Kenya Arts Diary 2019. PHOTO | MARGARETTA WA GACHERU

What you need to know:

  • Filling two floors of Alliance Française, the 2019 Diary is unprecedented for having more Kenyan artists’ work featured than ever before.
  • More than 70 artists are included, nearly all of them Kenyan, with a few from Uganda and Tanzania and a few Kenyan residents.
  • This is the second time that the Diary launch is accompanied by a public exhibition of the artworks included in the actual diary.

The Kenya Arts Diary has been coming out every year since 2011, ever since Kitengela Glass founder-mother Nani Croze gathered together a few Kenyan art lovers and designed the first Diary.

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