Originally from Nairobi, Barbara Muriungi is a motion designer & animator. After a brief stint working as a sound tech and producing roles in TV and radio, Barbara realised her passion for design and pursued her studies in Motion Graphics and Visual Effects. In between working clients like HBO, Nat Geo, Disney, Fuse, she works on collaborative projects and continues her interests in photography, illustration and travel.

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  • artblackafrica: Ransome Stanley (b. 1953), British artist of Nigerian-German descent. Stanley was born in London to a Nigerian father and German mother, and he currently lives and works in Munich. His art engages postocoloniality, modernity and 19th century colonial depictions of the subaltern. Stanley engages the globalized and exotified stereotypes of Africans – dominant among […]

  • Mandela’s Speech

    At a time when our cherished Mandela’s health is of concern, these words ring dear to heart and are just bring out the true spirit and passion that remind us of his love and sacrifice. This animation created for and the #agit8 projection on the South Bank ahead of G8, animated and directed by Dina Makanji of Sweet Crude […]

  • Richard Mosse: The Impossible Image

    We have previously featured Richard Mosse and his photography work in the Congo. Here is more from him as he reveals the stories behind the making of his latest film, ‘The Enclave’ (2013), in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which will be shown in the Irish Pavilion at this year’s 55th Venice Biennale. The exhibit runs […]

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    Jonah – A short film by Kibwe Tavares

    Mbwana and his best friend Juma are two young men with big dreams. These dreams become reality when they photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea and their small town blossoms into a tourist hot-spot as a result. But for Mbwana, the reality isn’t what he dreamed – and when he meets the […]

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    Kenya Chords / Pogomix by Nick Bertke

    Nick Bertke, aka Pogo from Perth, Australia  is one of a kind musicians whose artistry has many dimensions. Carefully taking sounds recorded on video he mixes them in a unique way to make music out of them. Its a remarkable craft and talent. He has done numerous pogo mixes and most noted for Alice (Disney Mix) with over 10 […]

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    Am I Collective designs posters for NBA – Big Colour Series

    Talented Cape Town’s Am I Collective got tapped by Goodbye, Silverstein and Partners, in the USA to do a series of 5 posters done in a mono-chromatic color scheme promoting the limited edition color jerseys the teams played in during the NBA’s Big Color series. One of their posters (with Carmelo Anthony) appears on wall grafiti […]

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    Yeggy Michael – Documentary “You are not your mind”

    Though in no way a digital artitst, Yegizaw “Yeggy” Michael, an Eritrean artist living in Seattle, Washington (USA) has adorned walls and public spaces in the states with his paintings and work of art. His mosaic’s and paintings are very cultured inspired and speak of  a presence and self that he connects to. Abandoning over-thinking, Yeggie uses […]

  • Wazi PSA

    To promote unity and discourage tribal issues – Wazi is a new PSA campaign that urges Kenyan’s to look past their differences as everyone matters. Conceptual art by Noah Mukono, Character design and produded by Gado (Godfrey Mwampembwa) and VFX and direction from Peter Mute. (audio in Swahili) “This Public Service Announcement (PSA) is the first in […]