MATATUS ARE A WAY OF LIFE
Inspired by the matatus that traverse Nairobi’s streets, Dennis Muraguri’s custom art prints are homages to these pulsing dynamic embodiments of Kenyan contemporary culture.
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Montague Contemporary presents Dennis Muraguri
A film by Matteo Lonardi
Explore the world that inspires Dennis Muraguri, learn about his creative process, and take a peak into his studio in Nairobi, Kenya. See how he packs textual and visual cues drawn from music, graffiti, television and film to document a contemporary urban phenomenon unique to Kenya.
Muraguri's woodcut prints reference both Nairobi's urban culture and international popular culture using graffiti, music and politics depicted on these real life matatus.
“To talk about Kenyan artist Dennis Muraguri’s work is to learn about matatus.”Alix-Rose CowieWriter - WeTransfer's WePresent