Wambui Kamiru Collymore

Wambui Kamiru Collymore © Lucy Maina Born in Kenya, Wambui Wamae Kamiru Collymore has been developing artwork around the theme of colonialism, identity and independence in Africa. Through her own work in contemporary art – mainly simulated experiences – Wambui tackles history, politics and social issues. Wambui creates installations with everyday objects. The works also have either a sound or video piece or both. Recent works include: All My Venus Days - 2022, Akili Ni Nywele Series II – 2021 Wakariru – 2019, Akili Ni Nywele – 2017 I'm moving out. Tomorrow – 2015, Your Name Betrays You - 2015, Who I Am, Who We Are - 2013 - Present and Harambee63 - 2013.  She is currently working on decoloniality, womanhood and “online dis-identity.” Wambui Kamiru holds an MSc in African Studies with a focus on Kenyan History from the University of Oxford. With this background, Wambui tells stories about the passage of time, through her artwork. She lives and works in Nairobi.