- Wazi? TV series
Public space superhero Upendo Hero and the Ukoo Flani hip-hop clan set forth from Nairobi to wintry Berlin, on a…in Art
My way out
My Way out, a documentary about art therapy and bodymapping. The story of a group of visual artists and therapists…in Social Documentaries
Urban Mirror is a project about art and public space that CVF together with the music group of Ukoo Flani and other artists from Nairobi started in June 2009. Urban Mirror is a window into Kenya's urban art scene: audio, visual, performance, literature ..
The main purpose is to support and develop public art projects in Kenya
mapping all known and lesser known artists in Kenya
mapping all the public art ideas in Kenya
mapping all the art centres and art events in Kenya
mapping all the public spaces in Kenya
connecting art with public space
creating a community among all the artists in Kenya
Urban Mirror is promoting public art through:
- an online map where artists can report their works www.urbanmirror.org
- the organization of events
- the production of Urban Mirror news, news about Nairobi's public art scene
- the production of film documentaries
Even in the slums there are small, very small heroes that have been able to find an alternative way of coming out of poverty. The music group of Wafalme (The Kings)/ TS1 represent this rare example of motivated youth. They are 15 in number and their average age is 12, all of them live in Nairobi, Kenya, in the slum area of Mathare Valley. My story is the true story of Wafalme through the true words of the kids. To enter deeply in the daily life of youngsters in the slums through the positive message/vision brought up through their music and reflections on important topics like poverty, hunger, health care, education, crime.. Wafalme / TS1, Winner of MTV Positive Change Award 2009 (Copenhagen Climate Change Conference), of ViewChange Online Film Contest 2010 and of 1 Minute to Save the World Competition 2011.
Turkana, this region is considered the cradle of humankind, once the Garden of Eden, the paradise. Now the inhabitants are facing climate change: droughts, shrinking water levels and subsequent tribal wars. An upcoming hydroelectric power plant project on the Omo River, the only permanent tributary to Lake Turkana, is now seriously threatening life in and around the lake. This documentation work aims to explain the challenges that the environment and the people living in the Turkana region face today. A multimedia project about Turkana and Climate Change directed by the award-winning photographer Manoocher Deghati - produced by Cultural Video Foundation.
CartoonAid is a work-in-progress project based on the idea of using cartoons as an educational and social tool for communication
More updates coming soon!