September 16, 2017

Today the girls arrived with their beautiful babies and pregnant bellies to see their work, proudly (and publically displayed) for the first time ever, on the white walls of the GoDown Arts centre. The expression on their faces was one of unmistakable excitement. They...

September 15, 2017

The GoDown Arts Centre is home to Kenyan creativity in arts and media. Established in 2003, in a space that was formerly a car repair warehouse, the centre has contributed significantly to the growth, recognition and visibility of local artist by fostering and facilita...

September 14, 2017

As my Artist-In-residency nears its end, I am reflecting on what the past weeks have taught me. For me, Kenya has been marked by contrasts. It has been inspiring and beautiful, but challenging at the same time.

The realities of what I have seen in Nairobi, have helped m...

September 7, 2017

Today’s workshop involved looking through the images that the participants have taken and which have now been printed in preparation for the exhibition. The girls were very excited to see their work in print. I felt a little disappointed that they had not followed the...

September 6, 2017

This is the second week of workshops. We started the session by reviewing the images the participants had taken the week before both in the workshop, and in their spare time through their assignment.

The classes have grown. Today I had over 15 students. A few participan...

August 30, 2017

My name is Fulufhelo Mobadi. I am a South African photographer and women’s activist. I am also a big sister, a little sister and a mother.

In July 2017 I was awarded the African Social Enterprise Fund Visual Arts Award and I have been asked to share my thoughts about wh...