Samuel Ashanti Githinji: The Assembly
Red Hill Art Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya02 Feb 2020 - 31 Mar 2020
Red Hill Art Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Samuel Ashanti Githinjii. Entitled The Assembly, the show will be on view until 31 March, 2020.
Born in 1989 in Gatundu, Central Kenya, Samuel Ashanti Githinjii is part of a new generation of East African conceptual artists. He acquired a diploma in Fine Art of the Buru Buru Art Institute in Nairobi in 2012.
His latest body of artworks is his response to local and global political, social and economic grievances, injustice and inequity.
He portrays Human Misery in bold brush strokes using primary colours, – blood-red, pitch-black and dark-blue. A metamorphosis of Human Bodies into Beasts.