SYOWIA KYAMBI

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Welcome

To escape from himself the servant must leap walls, get drunk, forget his condition.
He must live alone, without witness. He dares be himself only in solitude.”

Octavio Paz.

Pata Picha

photography. installation.

Permiso: Excuse Me

photograpgy.

About the artist

Miriam Syowia Kyambi is a multi-media artist of Kenyan and German heritage based in Nairobi. Her work combines performance & installations with impermanent and permanent mediums engaging the viewer in a dynamic process.

Between the doors

installation.

Permiso: Peep Box

mixed media installation.

Gloves II

photography.

WoMen, Fräulein Damsel..

installation and perfomance.

Between Us

installation. video.

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Contact

Murishu Road, Langata.
Nairobi, Kenya

E-Mail: post@syowiakyambi.com
Phone: +254 702 090 445

You can also drop us a line by using the contact form.

infinity

permanent installation.

WOMEN, FRÄULEIN DAMSEL..

video.

Portals

mixed media installation.

Fracture (I)

installation & perfomance.

Moments (I)

peformance. photography.

Ocean sketch

photography.

What Cultural Fabric?

photography.

On going work

Between Us: Exhibition at the GoDown Art Centre
June/July 2014

In this work, Kyambi explores new paradigms for interdisciplinary collaboration by working with artist and choreographer James Mweu and dancers from the Kunja Dance Theatre to stage a choreographed performance, creating material that examines contemporary viewpoints on themes that are central to her practice: the body, gender issues and social perception.

Live Performance 05.07.2014

Workshops starting 14th June
- My Body Image (14 - 16yrs)
- The Creative Process
(artists and interested public)

Between Us

photo stills.

Project Teaser

video.

Between Us is an experimental multi media production incorporating performance, installation, photography and video which will engage with the public over a period of four weeks culminating in a final live art piece, hosted at the GoDown Arts Centre, Nairobi, on Saturday 5th July 2014.

Syowia Kyambi

artist.

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let's talk.

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connect.

Exhibitions

The performance isn’t the most important thing for me. The performance is just a trigger. The performance leaves an imprint.

See all exhibitions here.

Our Blog

Syowia Kyambi's Biography
by Nabila Alibhai

In the Artist's Words
by Syowia Kyambi

ARS 11 exhibition Review
by Johanna Vuolasto

Exhibitions
by Administrator

Awards, Grants, Residencies and Workshops
by Administrator

Tags

Contemporary Art · Installations & Perfomances · Photography · Cool Stuff · Paintings · Exhibitions · Nairobi, Kenya