ROOMAH

 

 

A sound installation dealing with Matatus, Nairobi's minibuses. The topics discussed range from the flamboyant interior and exterior design to the role of women drivers, to allegations of devil worship, haunted routes and cursed matatus. 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

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SOUND INSTALLATION (12MINS) / FROM THE EXHIBITION 'AFROPOLIS' /  PROJECT: GOETHE INSTITUT NAIROBI, RAUTENSTRAUCH-JOEST-MUSEUM, KULTURSTIFTUNG DES BUNDES, IWALEWAHAUS AND GTZ

 

 

 

Whilst the testimonies are real, they have been edited and often relay information from a secondary source rather than having been directly experienced by the interviewee.  The work is more story than document