MIMI CHERONO NG’OK

Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Ayenda’s old house, 2013


 

Mimi Cherono Ng’ok Kenyan photographer who lives and works in Nairobi.   She went to the University of Cape Town in 2006 she has since then had a number of exhibitions and projects. In 2008 she produced a solo exhibition, I am Home, on African immigrants living in South Africa. I am Home is series of black and white portraits where Mimi addressed the sensitivity, subtlety and complexity of life in South Africa as an African, as the other other. Much of her work from this series revolves around issues of home, displacement, loss, and identity. Over the next six months, after October 2014, she made a collection of images in the cities of Kigali, Abidjan, Kampala and Nairobi in memory of her fallen friend Thabiso Sekgala. .The artist notes that the series entitled Do You Miss Me? Sometimes, Not Always was recorded “to remember and to understand.”

 


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