event initiated by the Malindi-based
Italian artist and promoter, Sarenco, will
be co-hosted in three venues this year:
Mombasa, Nairobi and Malindi.
Alliance Française de Mombasa, the
exhibition titled Masters of Kenyan
Photography will be launched on 2nd
December with the presence of the curator
photographs exhibited will be on sale.
Mombasa exhibition showcases trends in
Kenyan photography through the works of 5
renowned photographers: N.V. Parek, Fred
Oduya, Omar Said Bakor, Cheff Mwai and
of the five, in his own way, expresses an
aspect of this tendency despite their
different origins, interests and formal
PAREKH (Mombasa 1923)
opened a studio in Mombasa in 1942.
the fifties, he was highly sought-after
photographer with the widest and most
socially representative clientele in the
city and capturing Indian families,
Swahili women and young married couples of
people will be pleased to discover the
family portraits of their youthful days or
those of their parents or grand parents.
SAID BAKOR (Lamu 1932-1993)
opened a studio in Lamu in 1960 and his
work is distinguished by his skillful
uses Lamu's marine forms to adorn his