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
Hidden Realities and Contemporary Makers: An Interview with Amani Abeid
An interview by Nafasi’s Director, Rebecca Corey, who met with Amani on the day of the exhibition opening.
Read the interview and see the some of Amani’s amazing work…
This month, Nafasi is proud to be hosting Flora Robinson, a French artist based in London who describes her work as a “cabinet of curiosities.” We sat down with her at the start of a 6 week residency for more … Read More
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
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
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:
Jean Katambayi from Lubumbashi DRC is our Artist in Residence for December. We sat down with him for a few insights on his practice and a closer look at his way of thinking. So how are you finding the heat? (laughs) … Read More
On 13 November 2018, Tanzania film lab screened several short films at Nafasi Art Space, including Leah, Supa Mama, and Hatia. It was inspiring to see young, homegrown talents using their passion and creativity to tell stories that reflect the … Read More