Interview With Luena Winifrid

Interview With Luena Winifrid, a self-taught graphic designer and photographer and a a member of Nafasi Art Space, since 2018. He is the first Tanzanian artist who won the Absa L‘Atelier Award

A Bit of Both: An interview with Kresiah Mukwazhi

Mukwazhi is a contemporary multimedia artist and photographer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. After training as a photographer at Market Photo workshop in South Africa she has, with stunning results, recently began to train her eye for symbolism, texture and form … Read More

In ‘The Forgotten Agenda’

Elias Eliezar Jengo (b. 1936)
“I create for myself. I do not paint to sell paintings. But I do not have any of my old paintings anymore, as they have all been bought. They are all over the world now. But I don’t create for money. I create for myself, for my family.” … Read More

Our first Artist Resident of the year is here!

Steve Mchomvu, Nafasi’s first artist in resident for 2019 is a young artist from Kawe, Dar-es-salaam who uses pencil and charcoal to create spare, realist portraits. Steve took a few moments from settling in to share insights about his art … Read More

How did we get here? Art exhibition

How do our past decisions effect our present realities? how have political systems influenced our current societal context? what is the bridge between who you were and who you are now? Life is a journey;we invite artists to explore the … Read More

Rebirth Exhibition

November had a beautiful beginning here at Nafasi Art Space as Mac Sawaya, our Artist in residence for August, finally held his long awaited exhibition. The exhibition was called rebirth and at opening time, the bare white walls of Nafasi … Read More

Call for Artists!!!

In some cultures, a corpse cannot leave the house through the main door in fear that the spirit of the deceased will know how to get back into the house and haunt it. In other cultures, it is a curse … Read More

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