Taking place during Oct – Dec 2021, the New Shapes thematic residency and lab brought together cultural practitioners interested in deepening artistic approaches through socially engaged research practice. A new endeavor for the Nafasi Academy, New Shapes was also an exploration of experimental … Read More
In February this year, Nafasi Art Space launched a special fundraising campaign called “Breaking Barriers and Building Bonds.” If you’re reading this, you may already know about it! We’re excited to give you an update now that we’re two months … Read More
A Guest Review of the ‘New Shapes’ exhibition and project by Niccolò Lucarelli When art meets nature, something powerful happens. New artistic perspectives can illuminate, in a way that recalls the act of creation, and that’s what people need to … Read More
From March to May 2021, Nafasi Art Space in partnership with curator Kristina Dziedzic Wright and the South Korean artist duo Bang & Lee, undertook an ambitious collaborative exchange which involved a virtual workshop, the production of new work in … Read More
Ndio Ukubwa: A Sauti Mpya Anthology Ndio Ukubwa is an anthology of three short films — Mwajuma, Kete, and Dogo — all created by the Sauti Mpya film programme at Nafasi Art Space in Dar es Salaam. The films follow three different characters, … Read More
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, 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
We are pleased to announce our most diverse list of artists yet for our 2020 artist residency program. See the list here.
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