Corpus

Corpus

By Corpus Podcast
A podcast about visual arts in Eastern Africa. Hosted by Nyambura Mutanyi & Don Handa.
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E03: Reading the everyday in coffee and colour with Wanja Kimani, Robel Temesgen, and Tegene Kunbi
On the occasion of their first ever exhibition in Nairobi, Ethiopian artists Tegene Kunbi and Robel Temesgen, and the curator of the show Wanja Kimani, sit with us to talk to us about coffee spots in Addis Ababa, reading emotion in colour, and being pigeon-holed as African artists.  (Image courtesy of Circle Art Gallery) Find a transcript for this episode and additional resources here. Find us on Facebook: Corpus Follow us on Twitter (maybe even live tweet the episode): @corpuspod DM us on Instagram: @corpuspod
38:42
July 9, 2019
E02: Visiting Studios and Killing Painting with Jonathan Fraser
We take a trip down memory lane, from recent studio escapades to Nyambura Mutanyi's high school art room. Joining us on this quest to figure out what goes into studio visits is artist, writer, botherer, and friend of the podcast, Jonathan Gathaara Sölanke Fraser. Find a transcript for this episode and additional resources here. Find us on Facebook: Corpus Follow us on Twitter (maybe even live tweet the episode): @corpuspod DM us on Instagram: @corpuspod
40:29
June 24, 2019
E01.5: In Conversation with Wambui Kamiru
As a follow up to in Episode 01, we sit down with installation artist Wambui Kamiru to discuss the ideas that underpin her recent work, Wakariru (2019). We also talk about how she measures the success of her work, and what installation means to her. Find a transcript for this episode and additional resources here. Find us on Facebook: Corpus Follow us on Twitter (maybe even live tweet the episode): @corpuspod DM us on Instagram: @corpuspod
27:14
June 18, 2019
E01: Beans, Bananas, and History
In which we think about beans, bananas, memory, and the place of women in the writing of Kenya's history. Wakariru, by Wambui Kamiru, is an art installation that deals with memory, the destruction of language, and the forgotten role of women in the Mau Mau War. Find a transcript for this episode and additional resources here. Find us on Facebook: Corpus Follow us on Twitter (maybe even live tweet the episode): @corpuspod DM us on Instagram: @corpuspod
33:45
June 7, 2019