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  • Workshop Series: Koyi Koyi - Dya...
    Workshop Series: Koyi Koyi - Dya...
    Tue, 07 May
    Hybrid, both online and physical
    07 May 2024, 10:00 – 27 Jun 2024, 17:00
    Hybrid, both online and physical
    Koyi Koyi - Dya…, a series of workshops taking place within the framework of OLIDDE MUPIPA, Xenson's ongoing exhibition at NCAI.
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  • Conversation: Xenson and Sunny Dolat, Moderated by Chepkemboi Mang'ira
    Conversation: Xenson and Sunny Dolat, Moderated by Chepkemboi Mang'ira
    Thu, 06 Jun
    Virtual Event
    06 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:30
    Virtual Event
    In this conversation, Xenson and Sunny Dolat speak to the cycle of fast trends in industrialization in the West that generally affects Africa.
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  • One Day Book Club
    One Day Book Club
    Sat, 11 May
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    11 May 2024, 13:00 – 18:00
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    This activity invites participants to spend time with the catalog of books as objects first and foremost and as vessels of information.
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  • Conversation: Xenson & Margaret Nagawa
    Conversation: Xenson & Margaret Nagawa
    Sat, 06 Apr
    Nairobi
    06 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 15:30
    Nairobi, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Join us this Saturday 6th April for a conversation between Xenson and Margaret Nagawa, questioning and discussing the themes in his work.
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  • Exhibition Opening: Olidde Mupipa
    Exhibition Opening: Olidde Mupipa
    Thu, 04 Apr
    Nairobi
    04 Apr 2024, 17:00 – 20:00
    Nairobi, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Olidde Mupipa will be Xenson’s first-ever solo exhibition in Nairobi and his first institutional exhibition in East Africa. With an emphasis on sculpture and installation, this exhibition will bring together six newly produced works which broaden Xenson’s exploration of objects and materials, and
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  • Open Call: Women-Only Sculpting and Etching Workshop with Chelenge
    Open Call: Women-Only Sculpting and Etching Workshop with Chelenge
    Mon, 26 Feb
    Tuala
    26 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 09 Mar 2024, 03:00
    Tuala, Tuala, Kenya
    NCAI invites you to apply for a women-only sculpting and etching workshop led by Chelenge. The workshop takes place between 26th February 2024 - 9th March 2024.
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  • Conversation: Chelenge Van Rampelberg & Fatima Hagi
    Conversation: Chelenge Van Rampelberg & Fatima Hagi
    Sat, 16 Dec
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    16 Dec 2023, 14:00 – 15:30
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    The conversation will trace Chelenge’s artistic journey from when she made her first paintings in 1984.
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  • Exhibition Walkabout: The Long Way home
    Exhibition Walkabout: The Long Way home
    Sat, 18 Nov
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    18 Nov 2023, 12:00 – 13:30
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Join us, on Saturday 18th November, at 12 noon for a curator-led walkabout through our current exhibition, The Long Way Home, a retrospective of Kenyan artist, Chelenge Van Rampelberg.
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  • Conversation: Peterson Kamwathi, Heri Dono, Doris Salcedo, Jonathan Powell moderated by Michael Armitage
    Conversation: Peterson Kamwathi, Heri Dono, Doris Salcedo, Jonathan Powell moderated by Michael Armitage
    Fri, 06 Oct
    Virtual Event
    06 Oct 2023, 15:00 – 16:30
    Virtual Event
    Heri Dono, Peterson Kamwathi, and Doris Salcedo in a dialogue with Jonathan Powell on ‘War’, a conversation about conflict, art and the challenges of working in times of civil unrest. This conversation is moderated by Michael Armitage.
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  • Conversation: Dr Priscilla Gitonga, Wairimu Nduba, and Tabu Osusa
    Conversation: Dr Priscilla Gitonga, Wairimu Nduba, and Tabu Osusa
    Thu, 07 Sept
    Online Talk
    07 Sept 2023, 15:00 – 16:30
    Online Talk
    In this conversation, Tabu Osusa, Dr Priscilla Gitonga, and Wairimū Nduba speak about the transformations that have taken place in Kenya's music as the country has moved through different political periods.
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  • Conversation: Morris Foit & Gakunju Kaigwa.
    Conversation: Morris Foit & Gakunju Kaigwa.
    Sat, 26 Aug
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    26 Aug 2023, 14:00 – 16:00
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Artist talk featuring Morris Foit moderated by Gakunju Kaigwa.
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  • Conversation: Paul Njihia & Elias Mung'ora
    Conversation: Paul Njihia & Elias Mung'ora
    Sat, 12 Aug
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    12 Aug 2023, 14:00 – 15:30
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    An in-person artist talk between Paul Njihia and Elias Mung'ora, moderated by Ngwatilo Mawiyoo.
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  • Exhibition Walkabout
    Exhibition Walkabout
    Sat, 12 Aug
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    12 Aug 2023, 11:30 – 12:30
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Common Ground Exhibition Walkabout
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  • Common Ground Exhibition Opening
    Common Ground Exhibition Opening
    Thu, 27 Jul
    Nairobi
    27 Jul 2023, 17:00 – 20:00
    Nairobi, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    A group exhibition featuring Morris Foit, Peterson Kamwathi, Elias Mung’ora & Paul Njihia
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  • Conversation: Syowia Kyambi & Annie E. Coombes
    Conversation: Syowia Kyambi & Annie E. Coombes
    Thu, 22 Jun
    Virtual Event
    22 Jun 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
    Virtual Event
    A virtual conversation between Annie E. Coombes & Syowia Kyambi.
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  • Kaspale's Playground
    Kaspale's Playground
    Sat, 17 Jun
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    17 Jun 2023, 19:30 – 20:30
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Performance by Syowia Kyambi
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  • BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Demystifying the Call Out
    BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Demystifying the Call Out
    Thu, 15 Jun
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
    15 Jun 2023, 13:00 – 16:00
    Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute, Rosslyn Riviera Mall, Nairobi, Kenya
    Join us for an Empowering Workshop on Deciphering Call Out Applications!
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  • Conversation:  Syowia Kyambi, Mareike Späth, Eike Walkenhorst
    Conversation:  Syowia Kyambi, Mareike Späth, Eike Walkenhorst
    Tue, 13 Jun
    Virtual Event
    13 Jun 2023, 19:00 – 21:00 EAT
    Virtual Event
    Syowia Kyambi, Mareike Spaeth, and Eike Walkenhorst in a conversation around the different practical and theoretical considerations that go into co-creation and developing a deep understanding of artistic practices in various institutional contexts.
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