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Elias Mung’ora; Wedding Book, Series 1
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Lot 9

Kenya 1992 -
Wedding Book, Series 1
ballpoint on paper
30 by 21cm

Sold for R 8 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 9 380

Estimate R 8 000 - 12 000


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After briefly studying Real Estate and Property Management, Mung’ora decided to pursue a career in the visual arts. While painting is his primary medium, he works across printmaking, drawing, woodcuts and photography. His paintings are based on transfers and assemblages based on direct observation and photography, as a way of mapping and understanding Nairobi, a city he was not born in but came to learn once he moved there almost a decade ago.” The idea of having visual elements coming in and out of focus in the paintings develops out of observing the tension between the more apparent qualities of the Nairobi and the underlying structural realities of the city. There is also a fictive quality to the work I make. I don’t know the people who inhabited the spaces I’m looking at or the everyday events in those areas, and so I am, very much, imagining and making it up as I go along.”
Mung’ora a member of Brush-Tu Artist Collective in Nairobi and was a top 10 finalist for the Barclays L'atelier 2017 competition.


This lot is featured as one of the finalists for the Emerging Painting Invitational Prize (EPI). This is an international art platform developed by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) to support and recognise the excellence of emerging painters living and working on the continent.



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