Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Kaloki Nyamai

\Kaloki Nyamai

Kaloki Nyamai, *1985 in Kitui, Kenya, lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya

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Kaloki Nyamais work revolves around the question of identity. Born 1985 in Kenya, he started his artistic career around 2006, quickly gaining international recognition. His paintings are characterized by layers upon layers of acrylic paints, photo transfers, yarn and sisal rope are collaged, braided, stitched and pieced together on his large format canvasses. While the colorful motifs are easily understood and draw an immediate emotional response from the viewer, the complex composition of materials opens up another meaning, that requires cultural and historical knowledge to fully comprehend.

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Selected Works

Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Kaloki Nyamai \ Vandu Vala Twekala (2022)

Kaloki Nyamai

Vandu Vala Twekala (2022)
Mixed media, acrylic, collage stitching on canvas
Framed 210,5 x 218,5 cm
SOLD
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Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Kaloki Nyamai \ Vandu Vala Twekala 2 (2022)

Kaloki Nyamai

Vandu Vala Twekala 2 (2022)
Mixed media, acrylic, collage stitching on canvas
Framed 228,5 x 226,5 cm
SOLD
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