Rock Quarry

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Rock quarry near Kikuyu, Central Province, Kenya, August 2008. Working without safety gear or power tools, it’s a hard job, but I was taken by the texture and colour, and the young man posing for me with that Kenyan smile.

Shop

Shop near Kikuyu, Central Province, Kenya. August 2008. The Safaricom colour is part of the Kenyan landscape. That was my first attraction as the late afternoon light bathed the building. I also saw the building as a microcosm, containing many interesting details of Kenyan life.

Eric Wainaina

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” …Unadamu mkononi na asali mdomoni Matendo yako ni maovu matamshi yako ni matamu Nimeomba haujadhamini nimeiimba hausikii Nimebishabisha nimeitana na mlango haufungui …” There is blood on your fingers honey flows from your tongue As you conceal the boundaries stones While am not looking you stab me in the back with my own spear […]

On location

Pumwani Bar, Majengo, Nairobi, Nairobi Province, July 2008 On location with Judy Kibinge and her film crew in Pumwani Bar in the heart of Majengo for a fun bar scene (10pm).

Storytelling

Three Wheels, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Nairobi Province, July 2008 A Saturday afternoon Storymoja performance and discussion.