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Self Expression

RECLAIMING OUR IDENTITY AND POWER THROUGH STREET ART

Elijah “Eljay” Mutua is a Kenyan-based Painter and Graffiti/Street artist based in Nairobi. He draws his inspiration from city life and the ongoings in urban areas. He is quite experimental but primarily works with acrylics and spray paint. He began his career as a Graffiti/Street artist in 2009 during the monthly Words and Pictures (WAPI)...

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In pursuit of Self Expression

Art in Urban Spaces While growing up in urban Nairobi, I particularly remember longing for Sundays as there always were activities in the social hall such as the weekly Talent Shows where estate children showcased their talent. Years down the line the Nairobi City Council reposed these robust social halls and either turned them into welfare spaces or offices...

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