Wambui Wamae Kamiru
Director, The Art Space, Nairobi – Kenya.
June 2008 MSc. African Studies University of Oxford, Oxford – UK
2013 – 2016 Who I Am, Who We Are: A Public Art Project about the Kenyan Identity, Nairobi, Kisumu, Isiolo, Lamu and Nyeri – Kenya (with Xavier Verhoest) www.whoweare.co.ke
2017 Akili Ni Nywele: Remains, Waste & Metonymy II Sensing Nairobi, British Institute of East Africa, Nairobi – Kenya and The National Museum of Kenya
2016 Your Name Betrays You, 2016 Mediations Biennale, Poznan, Poland
2016 Your Name Betrays You, ErrorX, Ostrale, Dresden, Germany
2016 Harambee63, ErrorX, Ostrale, Dresden, Germany
2016 Harambee63, When Things Fall Apart, Trapholt Museum of Modern Art, South Jutland – Denmark
2015 ForeCast, “Tree,” Goethe Institute, Nairobi – Kenya
2015 I Move Out. Tomorrow., Concerning the Internal, Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi – Kenya
2015 Suitcase Commodity Cash on Delivery (COD), Sarakasi Trust, British Institute of East Africa, GoDown Arts Centre, Nairobi – Kenya
2015 Your Name Betrays You, United States Embassy Residence, Nairobi, Kenya
2015 Harambee63, National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi – Kenya
2015 Between A Rock And A…, CitiBank, Nairobi – Kenya
2014 Net, Kuona Trust Gallery, Nairobi – Kenya
2014 Coffee Conversations, Manjano, Village Market Gallery, Nairobi – Kenya
2011 Double Vision, Kifaru House and Karen Country Lodge, Nairobi – Kenya
2015 Your Name Betrays You, Kuona Trust Gallery, Nairobi – Kenya
2014 Harambee63, Wits University, Johannesburg – South Africa
2013 Harambee63, Kuona Trust Gallery, Nairobi – Kenya
Fellowships/ Advisory Positions
2016 Summer Academy Fellow, Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee – Bern, Switzerland
2016/2017 Advisory Member – Sasa Nairobi Program Planning Consortium – Goethe Insitute, Nairobi – Kenya
- Healing Hurts: Aesthetic and archival practices addressing traumatizing pasts.
Future African Visions in Time (FAVT) -Iwalewahaus – University of Bayreuth, Goethe Institute, British Institute and the Kenya National Museum, Nairobi – Kenya
- Why are pigs pink?: Remaining curious in order to create.
Creative Curiosity Sessions
Scangroup Advertising Agency, Nairobi – Kenya
- What does it means to be an “African” artist?
University of Nairobi – Kenya
- On the Action of “Active Waiting” – Walk Your Talk Speaker Series
Amani Institute, 5 Year Anniversary Celebrations
- What does it mean to be an artist?
Kenyatta University Culture Week (2016)
Kenyatta University, Nairobi – Kenya
- Who I Am, Who We Are: What Is The Kenyan Identity?
Somali Heritage Week
Kenya National Museum, Nairobi – Kenya
- Art And Social Activism
Haart Conference, Nairobi – Kenya
- African Contemporary Art: Women Artists In Africa
University Of Wits, Johannesburg – South Africa
- Who I Am, Who We Are: Mapping The Kenyan Identity
Kenya Arts Fair 2014, Nairobi – Kenya.
- Toward An Inclusive Society, Who I Am, Who We Are
University Of Nairobi, Nairobi – Kenya
Goethe Institute, Nairobi Kenya
Private Collection, Nairobi – Kenya
Private Collection, Bonn – Germany
Private Collection, Bern – Switzerland