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Mimi Cherono

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Kenya

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Artiste et chercheure kenyanne.

Parfois créditée sous le nom de
Mimi Cherono Ng’ok


Née en 1983, elle vit en Nairobi (Kenya) et Cape Town (Afrique du Sud).

English

Born 1983, lives and works Nairobi, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok is a Kenyan artist/photographer. A recipient of the Edward Ruiz Mentorship for emerging photographers, in 2008 she produced a solo exhibition on African immigrants living in South Africa, which previewed at the height of xenophobic violence in cities across South Africa. Consequently her work was exhibited at the Market Photoworkshop in Johannesburg, South Africa and BCI Formenta in Maputo, Mozambique. Currently, as result of a Changamoto Arts grant, she is working on documenting Nairobi through a series of exhibitions and exchanges within the city.

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Mimi Cherono Ng’ok is a Kenyan artist/photographer, living between Nairobi & Cape Town. A recipient of the Edward Ruiz Mentorship for emerging photographers, she produced a solo exhibition on African immigrants living in South Africa, which previewed at the height of xenophobic violence in cities across South Africa. She has exhibited in Johannesburg, Maputo, Cape Town, Nairobi, Berlin & Tarifa. In Tarifa, she won 3rd place in the 2nd PhotoAfrica Festival.

READ MORE at thatsexactlywhatiwasthinking.wordpress.com/2010/04/03/ten-questions/
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