Dennis Muraguri: New Works
Circle Art Gallery, 30 June – 23 July 2016
Dennis Muraguri (b. 1980) in Naivasha, Kenya is multimedia artist working in painting, printmaking installations and sculpturing. Muraguri lives and works as an artist in Nairobi, Kenya. He has been a resident artist at Kuona Trust in Nairobi since 2005. Muraguri graduated from Buru Buru Institute of Fine Arts with a diploma in Painting and Art History.
Muraguri has been working as an artist for 13 years and is mostly recognized for his body of work inspired by ‘matatu’ (Kenyan minibuses and vans that are the main mode of public transport). In this work, Muraguri explores urban culture of contemporary Nairobi. In his sculptures Muraguri works with recycled wood and metal to create a representation of the industrialization in Kenya.