Colourful Trees

When I saw this picture I smiled. Who would have imagined a tree wearing a sweater? The colours are awesome. Some combinations I would have never considered. It must have taken a lot of wool and a lot of people, or just one person with a lot of time and a colourful imagination. I would have liked to see the reactions of the people in that community. It makes me…

rethinking public space: an inspiring call from Prince Clause Fund

We here at Fresh are quite thrilled with the current call ¬†for proposals from the Prince Claus Fund. The call is an invitation for cultural initiatives related to rethinking of public space. At Fresh, we are interested in how the arts impact the general Kenyan public so this call is right up our alley. If you’d be interested to apply as well, here’s the link to all the info plus…

fresh like richard kimathi’s little dresses

richard kimathi is easily one of kenya’s greatest artists. he often works in limited, interesting series and his work is always evolving, different, suprising. he currently has a show at One Off gallery of his more recent work titled “little dresses”, which will be showing until the 27th march. its definately worth checking out. it’s fresh! One Off contemporary art gallery is #16 Rosslyn Lone Tree Nairobi. 0722 521 870

fresh kick off!

the plan for fresh.co.ke is simple: to cover and update on kenyan arts and artists on a regular basis. we’ll visit artists studios and update you on what they are working on (or not!); talk to artists about their day-to-day life and more. ultimately, we hope that as a reader of fresh you will: stay informed on kenyan arts and artists and two: be inspired in your own creativity. (yes…