Street Art

What is street art? Street art is visual art created and displayed in public locations, traditionally in the form of graffiti. Bringing art to the streets can engage people to create and observe who may not have a background in art or cannot afford to visit galleries. As street art is such a public art... Continue Reading →

Case Study- Placemaking Nairobi

Placemaking Nairobi is an organisation that brings together creative groups in Nairobi to get involved in placemaking schemes. Their most successful program is the annual ‘Placemaking Week’ that is held in Nairobi. The website describes it as “a week-long event that celebrates Nairobi’s public spaces and community-led activities which are revolutionising the use and experience... Continue Reading →

Case Study – Making Cities Together

The Kenya-based organisation Making Cities Together has run placemaking schemes for courtyards, a street and a park in Nairobi. The first project focused on streets in Korogocho and partnered with Hoperaisers to reclaim streets and public spaces in Nairobi. With the focus on young people in Korogocho, the project sought to reclaim public space for... Continue Reading →

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