KENYA BURNING – A photographic exhibition and Poetry on the Kenya Elections 2007 and Post-Elections 2008

KENYA
BURNING

A photographic exhibition of the Kenya Elections 2007 and Post-Elections 2008

During the Kenya Elections 2007 and after, amateur and professional photographers alike captured powerful scenes of the campaigning, voting and ensuing violence and destruction. The exhibition tells this story through over 100 compelling images, presenting an opportunity for us all to remember and reflect.

In words and song

Simiyu Barasa
He is a Kenyan filmmaker and member of the Coalition of Concerned Kenya Writers.

Alison Ojany Owuor
Alison is a young published poet who has presented her work in different public forums. She got her voters card and graduated from college last year. She is looking for three things – meaningful work, Kenyans who are of the ethnic group Kenyan and hopeful imaginings in red, green, white and black.

Mike Kwambo
Mike Kwambo performs regularly at the Kwani? Poetry Open Mic.
http://kenyanexpressions.wordpress.com

Erick Omondi
Erick Omondi was the overall winner of the Story Moja Storytelling Competition held December 2007.

Cindy Ogana
Cindy Ogana performs regularly at the Kwani? Poetry Open Mic
http://poetryloveandgod.blogspot.com

2 – 4pm, Sat 26th April
The Godown Arts Centre
Dunga Road off Lunga Lunga road(next to Giro Bank)
The exhibition closes on May 10, 2008
FREE ENTRY

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