Symbols of purity, class, race, exploitation and enlightenment are explored in Valerie Amani’s Pathological Museum. An article by Jesse Gerard.


An article by writer Jesse Gerard Mpango, speaking with artist Lazaro Samuel just after the COVID19 lockdown announcement.

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

For the love of music

British Council are hosting our upcoming Wikiendi Live on Feb 2nd. The workshop was arranged to assist Artists to learn and share knowledge before their performances at Wikiendi live and Sauti za Busara. Here’s some of what went on:  

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