The last edition of Wamathai Spoken Word 2011 was held on Saturday 3rd December at the Michael Joseph Center on Waiyaki Way. The event which seeks to fuse Poetry with other arts brought together Poetry, Photography and Music with such names as Elani, Afrology, Michael Kwambo, Man Njoro, Nuru Bahati, Kimani, Wanjiku Mwaurah among other poets taking the stage to entertain the sizeable crowd that had turned up at the venue.
Koroga, a project by various ladies and gentlemen among them, Prof. Wambui also held an exhibition for the photography and Poetry Lovers. Koroga II is the 2nd installation of the Wakorogi, a project that seeks to fuse photography and Poetry involving some of the best photographers in Nairobi (Jim Chuchu and Jerry Riley) as well as some of the most promising Kenyan Poets (Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Stephen Partingon, Muthoni Phillis, Keguro Macharia, Smitta among others)
Here are some of the moments from the event that has proved to be a must attend for any Poetry Lover.
Look out for more Wamathai events in the year 2012