Swedish Institute visit

In December we hosted The Swedish Institute, and showed them around Korogocho. It was a great day with lots of impressions and encounters with the environment of Korogocho and the youth and children within the project. Korogocho Streetscapes is supported by the Swedish Institute through their Creative Force Program. The program finances collaborative initiatives involving Swedish and…

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#CreativeNations

Korogocho Streetscapes was invited to take part in the #CreativeNations forum that was convened in Nairobi 9-11 November. The event was the culmination of a project initiated by the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi and the Swedish Institute, with a view to bring leaders in the creative sectors in both countries together for sharing of…

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Nairobi Placemakingweek

In 2016 we extended the ”Open Street project” to a street in downtown Nairobi. During the seven days ”Placemakingweek Nairobi”, initiated by UN-Habitat and Nairobi City County, we preformed activities including painting of the street, football tournaments, rollerskating, temporary furniture, open air concerts, graffiti and talking walls. Placemakingweek Nairobi is dedicated to celebrate Public Spaces in Kenya…

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“Street art like the Talking Walls can be used to spread such core messages. It is important to appreciate street art as society, and as a platform for discussion and integration in the public space.” Kerush, coordinator Talking Walls