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BSQ Art

Art is the Weapon

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BSQ Puts up a storming show at the museum

Creativity Gallery 8 December 2017 – 15 January 2018 Join the artists on Friday 8th December at 2PM for a fun and interactive graffiti session in the gallery. The bomb squad crew (BSQ) is a street art group consisting of young Kenyan artists. The group formed in 2011 and hails from the city streets[…]

Uhuru Gardens opens new public space for creative expression

TICAH’s brought together many of the Kenyan artists who’ve contributed to beautifying the calendar with mosaic artist Eric Manya who has curated their art together with Kenyan material culture from the Museum’s permanent collection. That exhibition plus a series of workshops and art talks are what constitute the ongoing Urembo[…]

We’re redefining street art

By Wanja Gathu More by this Author The trio’s work focuses on environmental conservation and conscious living. These messages are common in their murals and street art, and have earned them recognition. Looking at their outstanding work, there is no doubt that BSQ Crew, (Bomb Squad Crew) is changing the[…]

Being a Kenyan Graffiti Artist Takes Balls

Boniface Mwangi is a Kenyan photojournalist who likes messing with politicians. He made a name for himself photographing Kenya’s post-election violence in 2008, later winning the CNN Photojournalist of the Year award. He’s been arrested and had his cameras broken on several occasions, and he was even banned from Facebook,[…]

Meeting of Styles in Wiesbaden

It seems like 2017 will be a special year for the german Meeting in its hometown Wiesbaden. Currently the local organisation is checking for additional wallspace expanding the MOS in order to turn ugly spots into pieces of art. A huge underpass-complex at the bench of the Rhine containing meanhwile[…]

GRAFFITI: THE ART OF EXPRESSING ONESELF

Graffiti are writings or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often within public view. It ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. In modern times, paint (particularly spray paint) and marker pens have become the most commonly used graffiti materials. In most countries, marking[…]

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